News: Communication Sciences and Disorders

CSD Consortium Track Debuts in Spring Allowing Students to Earn Degree in Almost Half the Time

Written By: Ryan Greene | September 15, 2022
The UCF School of Communication Sciences and Disorders master’s program has improved its long-standing consortium track, which was designed around students working in local schools as speech-language therapists. Beginning Spring...

UCF Researcher Provides Resources for Professionals to Aid Young Children with Developmental Disabilities

Written By: Megan Pabian | September 9, 2022
Jacqueline Towson, a dually certified professional in speech-language pathology and early childhood special education, uses her unique perspective to enhance training and support for professionals who work with children who...

Turning Negatives into Positives: How a Student Took Experiences from Mother’s Diagnosis to Find Future Career

Written By: Audrey Ramos | July 20, 2022
Tori Currier, a fourth semester student in the Communication Sciences and Disorders master’s degree program, knows what it’s like to go through hard times when a loved one receives a...

Summer Program at UCF Communication Disorders Clinic Helps Kids Read

Written By: Ryan Greene | July 11, 2022
UCF summer reading program for kids, iREAD, completed its four-week course earlier this month. It was the second year that the UCF Communication Disorders Clinic offered this program. The evidence-based...

The Performing Arts at UCF Empowers Community Members Living with Aphasia

Written By: Zenaida Gonzalez Kotala | June 28, 2022
June is Aphasia Awareness Month, which recognizes the more than 2 million people living with the condition that impacts their ability to communicate. A partnership between the School of Performing...

Clinical Spotlight: Kelly David Shares Lived and Learned Expertise with CSD Graduate Students

Written By: CHPS Staff | June 17, 2022
The hands-on education that School of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) Clinical Instructor Kelly David ‘08 ‘13MA provides graduate students not only comes from her qualifications as a speech-language pathologist...

CSD Alumni Helps Vocalists Protect Their Voices

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | June 2, 2022
Adam Lloyd has always been interested in the power of a person’s voice. As a vocal performer, Lloyd understands how important it is to take care of his “instrument.” But...

Foundational Questions: A Researcher’s ASHF-Launched Quest for Answers

Written By: asha.org | May 20, 2022
UCF’s Jacqueline Towson explores how teaching technology can be optimized to build graduate students’ interprofessional skills.

CHPS Students Organize and Participate in Orange County Minority Health Fest

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | May 6, 2022
In recognition of National Minority Health Month, and as part of the Interdisciplinary Projects in Health Professions course (IHS4950), CHPS undergraduate students and their faculty mentor, Suha Saleh, partnered with...

UCF’S Aphasia House in the Spotlight

Written By: WFTV | April 13, 2022
UCF’s Aphasia House in the spotlight. Being diagnosed with aphasia is a life-changing event. The loss of your ability to communicate can affect every aspect of your life. Speech therapy...

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