News: Communication Disorders Clinic

New Partnership Between UCF Listening Center and Orange County Public Schools Enhances Listening and Spoken Language for Children Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | November 25, 2019
Language experts know that it is critical for children who are deaf or hard of hearing (D/HH) and their families to have access to listening and spoken language services at...

Communication Sciences and Disorders Professor Honored With Luminary Award

Written By: Zenaida Gonzalez Kotala | October 25, 2019
Martine Vanryckeghem was honored this week as a recipient of the Luminary Award, an award given to UCF faculty who are making an impact on the world through their research...

Hearing Loss Common Across the Age Spectrum, From Infants to Seniors

Written By: CAMILLE DOLAN ‘98 | May 6, 2019
From newborns to adults, hearing loss affects Americans of all ages—but early intervention and treatment is routinely not occurring despite the potentially serious impact hearing loss can have on a...

Belgium Students Complete Externship at Aphasia House

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | February 27, 2019
Fiebe Cuvelier and Maud De Craemer are two students visiting from VIVES University in Belgium for a six-week externship program in the School of Communications Sciences and Disorders. The students...

Knox Named State President of National Nonprofit

Written By: CAMILLE DOLAN ‘98 | January 23, 2019
In her role at the Communication Disorders Clinic, Debra Knox is a clinical instructor and supervises graduate students who work with the deaf and hard of hearing community. As of...

UCF Listening Center Offers Hearing-Loss Services for Children and Adults

Written By: Drexler B. James, '13 | October 31, 2017
Every Wednesday evening, Julie Shipp and her two children, 9-year-old Ethan and 6-year-old Addison, take an hourlong drive from Apopka to the UCF Communication Disorders Clinic for their weekly appointment....

Amy Engelhoven, New Director of Aphasia House

Written By: Camille Murawski '98 | August 28, 2017
For Amy Engelhoven, the new director of UCF’s Aphasia House, language has always been her passion. She studied communications and Spanish in college, and even spent a year abroad in...

Clinical Educator Charlotte Harvey to Retire This Summer

Written By: Camille Murawski '98 | June 30, 2017
When Charlotte Harvey was growing up in Clarksburg, Massachusetts, she became aware of the power of the spoken word when a favorite aunt asked her to read for 15 minutes...

Janet Whiteside, Founder and Director of Aphasia House, Set to Retire

Written By: Camille Murawski '98 | June 13, 2017
For more than 40 years, Janet Whiteside has helped men, women and children of all ages living with a speech disorder find their voices. She has inspired thousands of students...

UCF Showcases Aphasia House at International Leadership Summit

Written By: Karen Guin | March 27, 2017
International leaders who study and care for people who’ve lost their ability to speak recently gathered at UCF to discuss new therapy that can profoundly improve a client’s quality of...