News: Communication Sciences and Disorders

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...

Graduate Students Win UCF and College Awards for Outstanding Research, Teaching

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 and Karen Guin | April 1, 2019
Michael La Monica ’18Ph.D. is the recipient of UCF’s 2018-19 award for Outstanding Dissertation in the Social Science, Humanities, Education, Business, Art and Health category. He completed his doctorate in...

Belgium Students Complete Externship at Aphasia House

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | February 27, 2019
Fiebe Cuvelier and Maud De Craemer are two students visiting from VIVES University in Belgium for a six-week externship program in the School of Communications Sciences and Disorders. The students...

Knox Named State President of National Nonprofit

Written By: CAMILLE DOLAN ‘98 | January 23, 2019
In her role at the Communication Disorders Clinic, Debra Knox is a clinical instructor and supervises graduate students who work with the deaf and hard of hearing community. As of...

Rosa-Lugo Honored for Developing Clinical Study Abroad Programs

Written By: David Janosik | November 29, 2018
UCF Board of Trustees members and President Dale Whittaker recently honored Linda I. Rosa Lugo, associate professor of communication sciences and disorders, for her trailblazing work in developing clinical study...

UCF Student to Receive $5000 Scholarship at National Convention

Written By: David Janosik | November 14, 2018
Diana Abarca UCF graduate student Diana Abarca is one of three students nationwide selected to receive a $5,000 Minority Student Scholarship at the 2018 American Speech-Language-Hearing-Association convention Nov. 15-17 in...

Health Literacy: An Epidemic of Misunderstanding

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | October 19, 2018
October is Health Literacy Month. Health literacy is the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate...

Award-winning Technology Gives Nonverbal Children a Voice

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | October 1, 2018
UCF researcher Oliver Wendt recently received an inaugural GAIN Award for technology that teaches communication and social skills to individuals with severe autism or developmental disabilities. GAIN (German Academic International...