News: Communication Sciences and Disorders

3 million NIH grant awarded for improving child communication outcomes

Written By: New Mexico Sun | May 16, 2024
A fruitful collaboration between Cathy Binger, a professor at UNM’s Speech & Hearing Sciences, and Jennifer Kent-Walsh, founder and professor at the University of Central Florida (UCF)’s Assistive Technology Center,...

Leveraging the Power of Language Through Assistive Technology

Written By: Robert Stephens | April 15, 2024
Decades-long research from a team led by Pegasus Professor Jennifer Kent-Walsh has already assisted thousands of children struggling to communicate. A historic grant will now allow them to reach immeasurably...

CHPS Excels in 2024 U.S. News and World Report Graduate Rankings

Written By: Lasha Markham | April 9, 2024
Three graduate programs in the College of Health Professions and Sciences rank in the top 25% of the nation according to the U.S. News & World Report rankings for 2024....

UCF Reach for the Stars 2024 Honorees Leading the Charge into the Future

Written By: Eddy Duryea | April 4, 2024
The prestigious Reach for the Stars award recognizes early-career professionals with highly successful research and creative activity that has national or international impact.

Project FOCUS Offers New Clinical Experience for Communication Sciences and Disorders Students

Written By: Lasha Markham | March 29, 2024
The 10-session program helps clients, both UCF and non-UCF students, gather the skills and information they need to be able to achieve their academic and personal goals. A new collaboration...

Research Roundup: Recent Publications By CHPS Faculty Fall 2023

Written By: Stella Canfield | March 21, 2024
Students at the College of Health Professions and Sciences benefit from faculty who conduct research into a broad number of health and wellness topics, discovering new insights and creating innovation...

Holograms Begin Beaming Into College Classrooms

Written By: Lauren Coffey | February 23, 2024
Bari Hoffman first learned of holograms during the pandemic, when she saw that rapper Diddy had beamed a full-body digital version of himself into a seven-foot-tall display box to remotely...

UCF Graduate Scholars to Teach Students with High-intensity Needs in Language, Literacy

Written By: Lasha Markham | February 2, 2024
UCF has received an interdisciplinary personnel preparation grant from the Office of Special Education Programs at the U.S. Department of Education to again deliver Project SPEECH, a program designed to prepare...

CES Roundup: Holoportation, Empathic Robot, Aging Suit, Bionic Prosthetic Arm, Headband For Better Sleep

Written By: Marion Webb | January 25, 2024
CES 2024 was dominated by “artificial intelligence” and tech solutions to better our lives, including many solutions in the health and wellness space. Below is Medtech Insight’s final roundup of some of...

“Holoportation,” robot romances: Futurist Faith Popcorn’s latest predictions

Written By: Jennifer A. Kingson | January 11, 2024
“Holoportation,” three-way romances involving robots, extending the natural lives of dogs — they’re all on the latest prediction list from Faith Popcorn, the flamboyant futurist and trend-spotter who introduced the world...

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