News: Communication Sciences and Disorders

Alumnus Rousseau Receives 2015 Professional Achievement Award

Written By: Karen Guin | November 4, 2015
The UCF Alumni Association and College of Health and Public Affairs presented their 2015 Professional Achievement Award to communication sciences and disorders alumnus Bernard Rousseau, ’98, ’00, at the annual...

Event Helps Stutterers Find Their Voices

Written By: Karen Guin | October 22, 2015
Approximately 130 campus community members attended the Oct. 21 event “Stuttering: People Who Stutter Share Their Stories” in the Student Union. The event provided a forum for individuals who stutter to...

Clinic to Offer Tours of New State-of-the-Art Facilities Oct. 9

Written By: Karen Guin | October 5, 2015
The Communication Disorders Clinic will hold an open house from 1-3 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 9 to showcase its new state-of-the-art facility in Central Florida Research Park, next to the...

Bridge Builders Academy Brings UCF Expertise to Evans High School

Written By: Karen Guin | September 23, 2015
A new literacy program developed in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is employing evidence-based practices to boost the literacy skills of young high school students. Doctoral program Director and Professor Barbara Ehren designed...

People Who Stutter to Share Their Stores Oct. 21

Written By: Karen Guin | September 8, 2015
About one percent of the population stutters. Given the size of our student body, and numbers of faculty and staff, many people who stutter “live” on campus. — Professor Martine Vanryckeghem Members...

Embracing Freedom: UCF Clinic Helps Woman Achieve American Dream

Written By: Karen Guin | July 1, 2015
This Fourth of July, Fernanda Mello has much to celebrate: becoming a U.S. citizen as a result of working hard to master English following her arrival in Orlando from her...

Department Has Strong Showing at 2015 FLASHA Convention

Written By: Karen Guin | June 4, 2015
The 2015 Annual Convention of the Florida Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (FLASHA) took place May 28-31 in Fort Lauderdale. The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders had a strong presence at...

Clinic Welcomes Cosby as New Audiologist

Written By: Karen Guin | May 26, 2015
The Communication Disorders Clinic is pleased to welcome Janel Cosby, Au.D., Ph.D., CCC-A, F-AAA, (right) as its new audiologist and a clinical lecturer. Cosby is a native of Orlando and UCF alumna,...

Laryngectomy Support Group Helps Educate Students

Written By: Karen Guin | April 22, 2015
A laryngectomy support group named the New Voice Club of Orlando provides patients who have undergone laryngectomies with a chance to connect and share their experiences as cancer survivors. Club members meet once...

Fourteen Students Present Research Posters This Week

Written By: Karen Guin | April 3, 2015
Fourteen students from the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders presented research posters during UCF’s 2015 Research Week, held March 30 to April 2 on the Orlando campus. Five students in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Track...

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