News: Communication Sciences and Disorders

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...

Free Head and Neck Cancer Risk Assessment Available April 14

Written By: Karen Guin | March 31, 2015
Free Head and Neck Cancer Risk Assessment is available April 14 at the Crosby YMCA in Winter Park. Fla. The event will include risk assessments for thyroid cancer and cancer caused by Human Papillomavirus (HPV)....

Doctoral Student Achievements Include National Article, UCF Award

Written By: Karen Guin | March 6, 2015
The latest accomplishments of doctoral students in the department include an article in a national news magazine and a first-place award for research. Mary (Patterson) Mitchell is the author of “Doctoral Direction,” published this month in The...

Rivers Reports on Communication Skills Used by African American Children, Adolescents

Written By: Karen Guin | February 4, 2015
Associate Professor Kenyatta Rivers is a co-author of two studies on the language of African American children and adolescents published in the latest issue of the peer-reviewed journal Topics in Language Disorders. He also...

ASHA Leader: Zraick Advocates for Using Standardized Patients

Written By: Karen Guin | January 23, 2015
The ASHA Leader recently interviewed department Chair Richard Zraick for a feature article on ways to increase clinical training opportunities for graduate students in communication sciences and disorders. The January 2015 article is available online at Way...

College Furthers Developing Affiliation with University of Sao Paulo

Written By: Karen Guin | January 16, 2015
The College of Health and Public Affairs is one step closer to cementing an affiliation agreement with the University of São Paulo (USP) in Brazil that will foster research collaboration and student exchange in communication...

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