News: Communication Sciences and Disorders

App Gives Voice to Nonverbal Children with Autism

Written By: Camille Dolan | December 11, 2019
When Oliver Wendt, an assistant professor in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, was in gymnasium – the German equivalent of high school – he had a decision to...

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...

Mike Murray ‘Make a Difference’ Scholarship Honors Legacy and Inspires Recipients to Use Their Voice to Help Others

Written By: College of Health Professions and Sciences | November 8, 2019
Mike Murray (a.k.a. “Da Voice”) of Orlando, an ardent UCF supporter and an expert communicator, is the inspiration for the newest scholarship for graduate students in UCF’s School of Communication...

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...

CSD Students Join Camp We Sign for Adaptive Production of “Snow White”

Written By: Drexler B. James ’13 | July 31, 2019
Children from Camp We Sign, a Central Florida summer camp for children with hearing or language disorders, traveled through the Enchanted Forest with Snow White, Prince Charming and the Evil...

Internships Provide a Variety of Opportunities for CSD Students

Written By: Drexler B. James ’13 | June 24, 2019
Public schools, private clinics, nursing homes and hospitals are just a few places where communication sciences and disorders students intern during the year. With more than 200 community partnerships, there...

Alumna Named Speech-Language Pathologist of the Year for Orange County Public Schools

Written By: Amber Suarez Holsen | June 12, 2019
Amber (Suarez) Holsen ’14 MA was recently named Speech-Language Pathologist of the Year for Orange County Public Schools. Here is her story: I graduated from UCF with my bachelor’s and...

UCF Students Help Immigrants in Maitland Adjust to American Life

Written By: NICOLE DUDENHOEFER '17 | April 15, 2019
Every Thursday evening at 6 p.m., a small group gathers in the cafeteria of Maitland Presbyterian Church. Their reason for coming together has nothing to do with faith or religion....

Brazilian Government Sponsors Visiting Educator

Written By: CAMILLE DOLAN ‘98 | April 12, 2019
Cátia Crivelenti de Figueiredo Walter, Ph.D., an educator from the State University of Rio de Janeiro and the graduate program in education, is studying augmentative and alternative communication devices with...

Vanryckeghem Honored as Pegasus Professor

Written By: Allison Hurtado | April 3, 2019
Among the faculty members celebrated at today’s Founders’ Day Honors Convocation is Martine Vanryckeghem, professor of communication sciences and disorders, who was honored as a Pegasus Professor. The Pegasus Professor...