News: Communication Sciences and Disorders

UCF Summer 2021 Commencement Schedule and Fall Makeup Ceremony Announced

Written By: NICOLE DUDENHOEFER ’17 | June 7, 2021
Summer 2021 Grad Walk takes place Aug. 4-6 and three in-person commencement ceremonies will be held Aug. 7. Graduates are allowed to sign up for Grad Walk and in-person commencement,...

Aphasia House Director Shares Tips for Supporting Those with Aphasia

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | June 4, 2021
June is Aphasia Awareness Month. Aphasia is a language disorder caused by damage to the language centers in the brain, usually in the left hemisphere. It can affect all aspects...

Eight CSD Graduates Earn Specialized Certificates Thanks to Federally Funded Programs

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | June 1, 2021
Thanks to CSD faculty for successfully submitting grant proposals, funding from the US Department of Education supported eight graduates from the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders toward their master’s degree,...

Lof Appointed to ASHFoundation Board of Trustees

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | May 25, 2021
Gregory L. Lof, interim director for the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, was recently appointed to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation. The appointment is for a three-year term.  As a...

Grit and Grace: CSD Graduate Uses Her Education and Experiences to Advocate for the Needs of Children

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | May 21, 2021
When Audrey Young ‘95 was in the eighth grade in her hometown of Sebring, Florida, she interviewed a school-based speech-language pathologist as part of an assignment for career day. As...

Researchers in the College of Health Professions and Sciences Use the Pandemic as an Opportunity to Expand Collaborations and Impact

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | May 21, 2021
A little more than a year ago, faculty and students in the College of Health Professions and Sciences who were working on research projects had to pivot when COVID-19 derailed their plans. CHPS researchers regrouped and forged ahead with their projects by finding new ways to use the...

Sign Up To Get Involved In Community Health Outreach

Written By: David Janosik | May 19, 2021
A new course for the fall 2021 semester is now available to all undergraduate majors as a restricted elective in the College of Health Professions and Sciences. The course, labeled...

UCF to Host Summer Intensive Reading Program for Elementary Students

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | May 13, 2021
UCF is offering an opportunity for children entering third and fourth grade to “catch up” on their reading skills this summer.  The intensive summer camp is run by literacy experts...

30 UNDER 30 CLASS OF 2021 Celebrating UCF’s exemplary young alumni.

Written By: UCF ADVANCEMENT | May 7, 2021
These accomplished graduates were chosen for their great professional success, commitment to helping others and track record of giving back to UCF and their local community.

Why Autism Awareness Alone Isn’t Enough

Written By: TERRI DALY | April 21, 2021
Autism acceptance is the goal for the UCF Center for Autism and Related Disabilities and the 16,000 individuals with autism spectrum disorders they work to support. Autism occurs along a...

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