News: Communication Disorders Clinic

UCF Researcher Receives NIH Grant to Develop New Speech Therapies for Stroke Survivors

Written By: Stella Canfield | November 2, 2023
Assistant Professor Lauren Bislick is exploring alternative, cost-effective practice opportunities to help people with post-stroke AOS continue speech rehabilitation beyond clinical settings.

UCF Aphasia House Director Named Distinguished Scholar

Written By: Ryan Greene | September 8, 2023
UCF Aphasia House Director and Assistant Professor Lauren Bislick has been named as a recipient of the 2023 Tavistock Trust for Aphasia Distinguished Scholar Award for her research and service...

UCF Inclusive Education Services Welcomes New Cohort with Summer Camp

Written By: By Danielle Hendrix ’15 | June 30, 2023
Designed for adults with intellectual disabilities, the program’s three-day Summer Knights camp is designed to introduce its incoming class to campus life. The newfound sense of independence, learning and opportunities...

How UCF’s Aphasia House Helps Patients Like Kyle Burke

Written By: Heather Lovett | June 19, 2023
It’s a Thursday morning in late April and the sound of excited voices and laughter are emanating from the large kitchen at the Aphasia House. Gathered inside are a small...

Communication Disorders Clinic and Physical Therapy Program Team Up to Offer Enhanced Services

Written By: Heather Lovett | June 1, 2023
The College of Health Professions and Sciences’ Rehabilitation and Wellness Services is integrating clinical care services and will now offer outpatient physical therapy at the Communication Disorders Clinic. The expansion...

Orlando Health Funds Chair Yoga Therapy Program for People with Aphasia

Written By: CHPS Staff | May 12, 2023
The Aphasia House at the University of Central Florida was awarded a grant through the Orlando Health Community Grant program for more than $21,000 to aid people that have acquired...

Orlando Magic Youth Foundation Awards UCF $50,000 to Support Local Young Readers

Written By: Susan Watkins | April 19, 2023
The funds will nearly double participants in UCF’s iREAD program, which serves local schoolchildren struggling with reading. The Orlando Magic Youth Foundation is gifting $50,000 to support UCF’s iREAD program, an...

Using Smart Home Technology for Innovative Solutions in Assistive Healthcare

Written By: CHPS Staff | March 6, 2023
A new “Smart Apartment” equipped with assistive technology is helping individuals with disabilities gain greater independence while preparing students for future roles in rehabilitative care. The room in UCF’s Rehabilitation...

New Immersive Simulation Suite Will Teach UCF Students, Help Patients

Written By: Heather Lovett | January 23, 2023
The hands-on tech will better prepare College of Health Professions and Sciences students for frontline roles. UCF’s College of Health Professions and Sciences has again expanded its state-of-the-art Rehabilitation Innovation Center with...

Research in 60 Seconds Video: Helping Children Born with Cleft Palate

Written By: Heather Lovett | January 6, 2023
Whether it’s solving the world’s biggest problems or investigating the potential of novel discoveries, researchers at UCF are on the edge of scientific breakthroughs that aim to make an impact....

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