News: Communication Sciences and Disorders

Graduate Students Win UCF and College Awards for Outstanding Research, Teaching

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 and Karen Guin | April 1, 2019
Michael La Monica ’18Ph.D. is the recipient of UCF’s 2018-19 award for Outstanding Dissertation in the Social Science, Humanities, Education, Business, Art and Health category. He completed his doctorate in...

Belgium Students Complete Externship at Aphasia House

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | February 27, 2019
Fiebe Cuvelier and Maud De Craemer are two students visiting from VIVES University in Belgium for a six-week externship program in the School of Communications Sciences and Disorders. The students...

Knox Named State President of National Nonprofit

Written By: CAMILLE DOLAN ‘98 | January 23, 2019
In her role at the Communication Disorders Clinic, Debra Knox is a clinical instructor and supervises graduate students who work with the deaf and hard of hearing community. As of...

Rosa-Lugo Honored for Developing Clinical Study Abroad Programs

Written By: Karen Guin | November 29, 2018
UCF Board of Trustees members and President Dale Whittaker recently honored Linda I. Rosa Lugo, associate professor of communication sciences and disorders, for her trailblazing work in developing clinical study...

UCF Student to Receive $5000 Scholarship at National Convention

Written By: Karen Guin | November 14, 2018
Diana Abarca UCF graduate student Diana Abarca is one of three students nationwide selected to receive a $5,000 Minority Student Scholarship at the 2018 American Speech-Language-Hearing-Association convention Nov. 15-17 in...

Health Literacy: An Epidemic of Misunderstanding

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | October 19, 2018
October is Health Literacy Month. Health literacy is the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate...

Award-winning Technology Gives Nonverbal Children a Voice

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | October 1, 2018
UCF researcher Oliver Wendt recently received an inaugural GAIN Award for technology that teaches communication and social skills to individuals with severe autism or developmental disabilities. GAIN (German Academic International...

Aphasia Club Creates a Family

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | September 19, 2018
To the members of UCF’s Aphasia House’s Friday Only Club, the therapeutic meetings are more than a way to improve their reading and speaking skills. The meetings also offer a...

Students Experience Pura Vida in Costa Rica

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | August 30, 2018
Five graduate students in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders recently returned from a study-abroad trip to the Republic of Costa Rica during the break between summer classes and...

Student Wins Competitive $1,000 UCF Scholarship

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | August 16, 2018
Niki Loy, a senior communication sciences and disorders student, was selected as a recipient of UCF’s What’s Next: Integrative-Learning Scholarship for the fall semester. The scholarship awards up to $1,000...