News: Communication Sciences and Disorders

Simulation Helps Graduate Students Continue to Earn Clinical Hours

Written By: Camille Dolan | April 9, 2020
For Kennedy Raffa ’19 and Lauren Lamontagne — along with the 93 other speech-language pathology graduate clinicians — the time away from campus means they are missing more than their...

UCF Cleft Palate Expert Is Changing The Way The Condition Is Diagnosed And Treated

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | April 7, 2020
Craniofacial defects such as cleft lip and cleft palate are among the most common birth defects. Lakshmi Kollara Sunil, assistant professor in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, is...

UCF Aphasia House Named Southeast Research Hub for Patient-Centered Outcomes Project

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | February 28, 2020
UCF Aphasia House  has been selected as one of four aphasia research incubator hubs throughout the country, representing the southeast region. The opportunity comes as a result of a collaboration...

Communication Science and Disorders Alumna Says After Losing Her Voice She Wants to Help Students Find Their Passion For Helping Others

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | February 26, 2020
Angel-Marie Carson, a Lake Mary speech-language pathologist and UCF alumna, has established Angel’s Gift, a scholarship for students in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders. She established the scholarship...

UCF Hosts 2 CSD Students from Belgium

Written By: Camille Dolan | February 17, 2020
The UCF School of Communication Sciences and Disorders has welcomed two international undergraduate students from Belgium for a six-week externship. The program is part of our inter-university agreement, where students...

Rosa-Lugo Recognized for Excellence In Diversity

Written By: Camille Dolan | February 17, 2020
Linda Rosa-Lugo, CSD associate professor and associate dean of Faculty Excellence, Graduate, and Global Affairs for the UCF College of Health Professions and Sciences, has been recognized for her significant...

Professor Helps Bring Stuttering Awareness to UCF – and Beyond

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | February 14, 2020
With nearly 68,000 students enrolled at UCF, there could be as many as 680 students who stutter, said Martine Vanryckeghem, a fluency disorders specialist and professor in the UCF School of Communication Sciences and...

UCF Student Commits to Helping Individuals with Hearing Loss

Written By: CAMILLE DOLAN ‘98 | January 7, 2020
Sophia Grilla, one of the newest students in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, doesn’t remember the exact moment she received her first pair of hearing aids. Pictures from...

Post-Doctoral Scholar Furthers Research on Augmentative Speech Technology

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | December 17, 2019
Ching-Yi Liao joined the faculty of the College of Health Professions and Sciences as a post-doctoral scholar for the investigational team for two research projects funded by the National Institutes of Health (National...

App Gives Voice to Nonverbal Children with Autism

Written By: Camille Dolan | December 11, 2019
When Oliver Wendt, an assistant professor in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, was in gymnasium – the German equivalent of high school – he had a decision to...

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