News: Communication Sciences and Disorders

Speak Up! Group Helps Adults with Disabilities Develop Self-Advocacy and Communication Skills

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | February 10, 2022
A new therapy group for adults with disabilities is empowering them with skills related to self-advocacy and social communication. Kelly David, speech-language pathologist and clinical educator Speak Up! began earlier...

‘Learn by doing’: new Global Medical Training chapter comes to UCF

Written By: Grayson Keglovic | January 27, 2022
A non-profit and newly approved registered student organization at UCF, Global Medical Training, plans to travel to the Dominican Republic on June 9 to give basic medical treatment to patients living in...

Research Roundup: Recent Publications By CHPS Faculty Fall 2021

Written By: Camille Dolan | January 25, 2022
Our faculty pursue big ideas and share what they learn by publishing their research to advance scientific discovery. As part of an institution designated as “very high” research activity by...

Research Spotlight: Nancy McIntyre Finds New Pathways to Enhance Language and Literacy in Children and Adolescents with Autism

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | January 10, 2022
Nancy McIntyre, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, School of Communication Sciences and Disorders Nancy McIntyre, an assistant professor in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, leads the new Reading and Oral...

A Career that Speaks Volumes: Celebrating Rosa-Lugo’s Contributions to UCF CSD

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | December 10, 2021
Linda I. Rosa-Lugo is retiring in January 2022 after nearly three decades with the University of Central Florida. While this marks the close of an important chapter in her life,...

Cadaver Lab Opens Doors to Learners Outside of UCF to Provide a Rich Learning Experience

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | November 30, 2021
The Human Gross Anatomy (HGA) Laboratory, located on the second floor of HS I, has long been an integral part of clinical training for students in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program. Through outreach efforts, lab leaders are helping other learners...

Researcher Spotlight: Jacqueline Towson Advances Early Literacy for Children Through Evidence-Based Practice Research

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | November 16, 2021
For nearly 15 years before coming to UCF, Jacqueline Towson served in the Georgia and Texas public school systems as a speech-language pathologist and an early childhood special education teacher; and later, as an administrator of those programs. As rewarding...

CSD Faculty, Students and Alumni Present at Annual ASHA Convention in Washington, D.C.

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | November 4, 2021
Faculty, students and alumni from the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders will participate in this year’s ASHA Convention, both in-person and virtually, from Nov. 18-20 in Washington, D.C. Experts from around the country will share research,...

CSD Graduate Student Earns National Scholarship

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | November 1, 2021
Rocio Velasquez, a master’s student in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, has been named as a recipient of an American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation Minority Scholarship. The $5,000 scholarship was provided...

Behind the Masks: Stories from Alumni and Students on the COVID Frontline

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | November 1, 2021
Every year, thousands of UCF grads walk off a stage with bulbs flashing and brimming with excitement as they begin the next chapter of their lives.   Thanks to the global...

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