News: Communication Sciences and Disorders

UCF CARD Receives $150,000 Gift to Help Those with Autism and Their Families

Written By: Camille Dolan | June 10, 2020
The UCF Center for Autism and Related Disabilities recently received a gift of $150,000 from Providing Autism Links & Supports(PALS). UCF CARD is one of seven regional resource centers established...

Linda I. Rosa-Lugo Elected to National ASHA Post

Written By: Camille Dolan | June 8, 2020
Linda I. Rosa-Lugo, Associate Dean of Faculty Excellence and Graduate and Global Affairs, was recently elected Vice President for Speech-Language Pathology Practice for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Her three-year term...

A Message from Our Dean on Our Commitment to Stand Up for What Is Right

Written By: Christopher D. Ingersoll | June 4, 2020
Dear CHPS students, faculty and staff- The heartbreaking events of the past week emphasize the significant and persistent racial injustices that exist in our nation. I share in your feelings...

UCF Develops Course to Enhance the Care of Patients Recovering From COVID-19

Written By: Megan Pabian | May 22, 2020
The fully online course is available through the graduate clinical speech pathology program and intends to prepare professionals to meet the complex needs of patients.

Communication Sciences and Disorders Alumna Prepares to Teach in Bulgaria

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | May 18, 2020
While many students wonder what path they will take after graduation, Emily Bom already knew where her path would lead her – to Bulgaria. Starting in January 2021, the Spring...

Associate Professor Kenyatta Rivers Leaves a Lasting Impact on Students and Profession

Written By: Camille Dolan | May 15, 2020
Associate Professor Kenyatta Rivers recently passed away. His devoted friends and family members, and UCF students, colleagues and alumni remember his dedication to his profession. Kenyatta Rivers, a retired faculty...

How Wade Cole Got His ‘Sparkle’ Back at Aphasia House

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | May 12, 2020
When Wade Cole, a college honors student, called his mother, Stephanie, on that cold morning in January 2015 to tell her that his headache was back, she knew something was...

UCF Graduate Communication Sciences and Disorders Program Ranks Among Top 25% In The Nation 

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | May 8, 2020
The UCF graduate speech-language pathology program is ranked in the top 25% of programs in the nation, according to the latest U.S. News and World Report ranking. UCF’s graduate speech-language...

Jane Hostetler: UCF Speech Pathologist Helps Parkinson’s Patients Speak Out

Written By: Camille Dolan | April 13, 2020
Jane Hostetler, an associate instructor in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, has been working with Parkinson’s patients at UCF’s Communication Disorders Clinic to improve their communication skills since...

New Program Helps Students to Work With Children With Special Needs

Written By: PROJECT SPEECH | April 10, 2020
The graduate certificate program will start this summer as a partnership between the College of Community Innovation and Education and the College of Health Professions and Sciences.

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