News: Communication Sciences and Disorders

UCF Aphasia House Director Named Distinguished Scholar

Written By: Ryan Greene | September 8, 2023
UCF Aphasia House Director and Assistant Professor Lauren Bislick has been named as a recipient of the 2023 Tavistock Trust for Aphasia Distinguished Scholar Award for her research and service...

Communication Disorders Clinic and FAAST Center Host First Healthy Aging Fair

Written By: Lasha Markham | July 14, 2023
Nearly 100 community members were able to take advantage of the first-ever Healthy Aging Fair hosted by the College of Health Profession and Sciences on June 29 at the Rehabilitation...

UCF Inclusive Education Services Welcomes New Cohort with Summer Camp

Written By: By Danielle Hendrix ’15 | June 30, 2023
Designed for adults with intellectual disabilities, the program’s three-day Summer Knights camp is designed to introduce its incoming class to campus life. The newfound sense of independence, learning and opportunities...

How UCF’s Aphasia House Helps Patients Like Kyle Burke

Written By: Heather Lovett | June 19, 2023
It’s a Thursday morning in late April and the sound of excited voices and laughter are emanating from the large kitchen at the Aphasia House. Gathered inside are a small...

Four CHPS Alumni Honored Among UCF’s 30 Under 30

Written By: CHPS Staff and UCF Alumni Staff | June 8, 2023
Four alumni from the College of Health Professions and Sciences have been recognized as 30 Under 30 Alumni Award recipients. Included in the Class of 2023 are: Atiyah Appline ’20, ‘22MPA, Emily...

Communication Disorders Clinic and Physical Therapy Program Team Up to Offer Enhanced Services

Written By: Heather Lovett | June 1, 2023
The College of Health Professions and Sciences’ Rehabilitation and Wellness Services is integrating clinical care services and will now offer outpatient physical therapy at the Communication Disorders Clinic. The expansion...

Orlando Health Funds Chair Yoga Therapy Program for People with Aphasia

Written By: CHPS Staff | May 12, 2023
The Aphasia House at the University of Central Florida was awarded a grant through the Orlando Health Community Grant program for more than $21,000 to aid people that have acquired...

Orlando Magic Youth Foundation Awards UCF $50,000 to Support Local Young Readers

Written By: Susan Watkins | April 19, 2023
The funds will nearly double participants in UCF’s iREAD program, which serves local schoolchildren struggling with reading. The Orlando Magic Youth Foundation is gifting $50,000 to support UCF’s iREAD program, an...

UCF Supports Autism Community With Resources, Research

Written By: Rachel Williams ’15 ’20MA | April 12, 2023
UCF faculty conduct cutting-edge research on autism spectrum disorder, discovering innovative ways to better support this community. Through free camps and programs, Central Florida families can benefit from their work.

Hoffman Inducted as Distinguished Fellow of the National Academies of Practice

Written By: Heather Lovett | April 3, 2023
Associate Dean Bari Hoffman has been elected as a Distinguished Fellow of the National Academies of Practice (NAP) in speech-language pathology, an alliance of professionals collaborating to transform health and...

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