News: Communication Sciences and Disorders

Students Visit Remarkable Craniofacial Treatment Center in Brazil

Written By: Judy Creel | April 20, 2017
(Left to right) USP Professor Jeniffer Dutka; UCF students Joanne Medina, Kaira Clapper and Laura Flores; UCF Associate Professor Linda I. Rosa-Lugo; and UCF students Diana Bosquez and Sonya Persaud...

UCF Showcases Aphasia House at International Leadership Summit

Written By: Karen Guin | March 27, 2017
International leaders who study and care for people who’ve lost their ability to speak recently gathered at UCF to discuss new therapy that can profoundly improve a client’s quality of...

Giving a ‘Voice’ to Innovation: Kent-Walsh Wins Marchioli Award

Written By: Kristy McAllister | March 20, 2017
Working as an intern at a speech-language clinic in rural Nova Scotia, Jennifer Kent-Walsh met a family who would forever change what she wanted to do with her life. The...

New Externship Brings Belgian Speech-Language Pathology Students to UCF

Written By: Karen Guin | February 23, 2017
Dressed in the uniform of a UCF communication sciences and disorders graduate student, Gerlinde Taghon and Celien Volckaert of Belgium appear to fit right in with the other students enrolled...

Graduates Discover Family Ties from Class Project, Will Introduce Relatives

Written By: Rachel Williams | December 9, 2016
What began as an ordinary hangout between two University of Central Florida students and friends will end as a reunion of long-lost families. Isabel Morejon and Monica Lopez, both communication...

Strokes Becoming More Common in Younger Adults, Aphasia House Helps

Written By: Karen Guin | December 8, 2016
Strokes are becoming more common in individuals aged 25-44, reported Abe Aboraya in a Dec. 5 segment on WMFE 90.7, a PBS affiliate. Learn how Aphasia House is providing help for young...

UCF, National Experts Partner on Innovative Book on Head and Neck Cancers

Written By: Karen Guin | December 1, 2016
Cases in Head and Neck Cancer: A Multidisciplinary Approach presents a comprehensive overview and detailed examination of the continuum of care for patients, from diagnosis to treatment, and the coping...

Faculty Members, Student Group to Receive National Speech-Language Pathology Awards

Written By: Karen Guin | November 15, 2016
Professors Michael Crary and Jennifer Kent-Walsh and the 2015-16 UCF NSSLHA members UCF will be well-represented at this week’s awards ceremony of the 2016 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention in Philadelphia. Two leading...

AAC Journal Selects Research Article as ‘Most Significant of the Year’

Written By: Camille Dolan | July 22, 2016
The Editorial Board of the journal Augmentative and Alternative Communication has selected a study led by Jennifer Kent-Walsh, professor of communication sciences and disorders, as the “Most Significant Research Article of the...

UCF NSSLHA Wins National Gold Chapter Honors

Written By: Karen Guin | June 7, 2016
UCF’s chapter of the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association is a recipient of the national organization’s Gold Chapter Honors for 2016! UCF NSSLHA learned the news last week in a congratulatory letter from...

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