News: Communication Sciences and Disorders

UCF Hosts 2 CSD Students from Belgium

Written By: Megan Pabian | February 17, 2020
The UCF School of Communication Sciences and Disorders has welcomed two international undergraduate students from Belgium for a six-week externship. The program is part of our inter-university agreement, where students...

Rosa-Lugo Recognized for Excellence In Diversity

Written By: Megan Pabian | February 17, 2020
Linda Rosa-Lugo, CSD associate professor and associate dean of Faculty Excellence, Graduate, and Global Affairs for the UCF College of Health Professions and Sciences, has been recognized for her significant...

Professor Helps Bring Stuttering Awareness to UCF – and Beyond

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | February 14, 2020
With nearly 68,000 students enrolled at UCF, there could be as many as 680 students who stutter, said Martine Vanryckeghem, a fluency disorders specialist and professor in the UCF School of Communication Sciences and...

UCF Student Commits to Helping Individuals with Hearing Loss

Written By: CAMILLE DOLAN ‘98 | January 7, 2020
Sophia Grilla, one of the newest students in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, doesn’t remember the exact moment she received her first pair of hearing aids. Pictures from...

Post-Doctoral Scholar Furthers Research on Augmentative Speech Technology

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | December 17, 2019
Ching-Yi Liao joined the faculty of the College of Health Professions and Sciences as a post-doctoral scholar for the investigational team for two research projects funded by the National Institutes of Health (National...

App Gives Voice to Nonverbal Children with Autism

Written By: Megan Pabian | 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...