News: Communication Disorders Clinic

Aphasia House Turns Problems into Hope for Dan and Marla Barrett

Written By: David Janosik | January 3, 2017
The silence of aphasia — a disorder that results from damage to parts of the brain that control language and speech — has the power to destroy lives. But through...

Strokes Becoming More Common in Younger Adults, Aphasia House Helps

Written By: Karen Guin | December 8, 2016
Strokes are becoming more common in individuals aged 25-44, reported Abe Aboraya in a Dec. 5 segment on WMFE 90.7, a PBS affiliate. Learn how Aphasia House is providing help for young...

History Troves to Help Aphasia Patients Regain Language, Speech

Written By: David Janosik | May 14, 2016
The Public History Center in Sanford, Fla., is partnering with UCF’s Aphasia House to create a collection of History Troves designed to help individuals with aphasia tell stories, wrote UCF doctoral...

Victor Oladipo Donates $35K to UCF Listening Center

Written By: Josh Cohen, Orlando Magic | December 16, 2015
When he was named co-winner of the Rich and Helen DeVos Community Enrichment Award last March and was granted $50,000 to donate to charities of his choice, Victor Oladipo quickly...

‘Word by Word’ Recounts Client’s Journey at Aphasia House

Written By: David Janosik | October 13, 2015
Stuart Neale is a stroke survivor who worked to regain his speech in intensive therapy sessions offered by Aphasia House. Read about his story in “Word by Word,” a feature article published in UCF...

Clinic to Offer Tours of New State-of-the-Art Facilities Oct. 9

Written By: Karen Guin | October 5, 2015
The Communication Disorders Clinic will hold an open house from 1-3 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 9 to showcase its new state-of-the-art facility in Central Florida Research Park, next to the...

Embracing Freedom: UCF Clinic Helps Woman Achieve American Dream

Written By: Karen Guin | July 1, 2015
This Fourth of July, Fernanda Mello has much to celebrate: becoming a U.S. citizen as a result of working hard to master English following her arrival in Orlando from her...

Clinic Welcomes Cosby as New Audiologist

Written By: Karen Guin | May 26, 2015
The Communication Disorders Clinic is pleased to welcome Janel Cosby, Au.D., Ph.D., CCC-A, F-AAA, (right) as its new audiologist and a clinical lecturer. Cosby is a native of Orlando and UCF alumna,...

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