News: Communication Disorders Clinic

New Intensive Summer Reading Program Helps Kids “Catch-Up”

Written By: School of Communication Sciences and Disorders | July 19, 2021
A new program from the UCF Communication Disorders Clinic is helping young readers “catch-up” on their reading skills. The 6-week program was led by reading and literacy clinical faculty and...

UCF CSD Program Shines at 2021 FLASHA Convention

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | July 19, 2021
Faculty, students and alumni from the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders gathered together this past weekend at the 2021 Florida Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists annual convention. Among...

UPDATE: Communication Disorders Clinic

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | June 29, 2021
 At the height of the pandemic last year, the UCF Communication Disorders Clinic transitioned to telehealth services, thanks to a national ruling from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, the Council on Academic...

Aphasia Family Connects UCF Students with Central Florida Aphasia Community

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | June 28, 2021
The Aphasia House, an outpatient clinic under the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, provides a comfortable place for patients with aphasia to receive treatment and find a community home....

Clinical Spotlight: Amy Engelhoven Develops Online Intensive Therapy Services to Meet Needs of People with Aphasia During the Pandemic and Beyond

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | June 24, 2021
When Amy Engelhoven, director of UCF’s Aphasia House, came to UCF in 2017, she said one of her goals for the program was to increase telehealth for patients with aphasia,...

Aphasia House Director Shares Tips for Supporting Those with Aphasia

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | June 4, 2021
June is Aphasia Awareness Month. Aphasia is a language disorder caused by damage to the language centers in the brain, usually in the left hemisphere. It can affect all aspects...

Grit and Grace: CSD Graduate Uses Her Education and Experiences to Advocate for the Needs of Children

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | May 21, 2021
When Audrey Young ‘95 was in the eighth grade in her hometown of Sebring, Florida, she interviewed a school-based speech-language pathologist as part of an assignment for career day. As...

Researchers in the College of Health Professions and Sciences Use the Pandemic as an Opportunity to Expand Collaborations and Impact

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | May 21, 2021
A little more than a year ago, faculty and students in the College of Health Professions and Sciences who were working on research projects had to pivot when COVID-19 derailed their plans. CHPS researchers regrouped and forged ahead with their projects by finding new ways to use the...

UCF to Host Summer Intensive Reading Program for Elementary Students

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | May 13, 2021
UCF is offering an opportunity for children entering third and fourth grade to “catch up” on their reading skills this summer.  The intensive summer camp is run by literacy experts...

New CSD Scholarship Honors a Legacy and Helps Take Students as Far as They Can Go

Written By: Valeria Hansen, CHPS Intern | April 15, 2021
To honor the legacy of David Ingram, one of the first faculty members in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, his family and one of his former students have...

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