News: Communication Sciences and Disorders

UCF CSD Program Shines at 2021 FLASHA Convention

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | July 19, 2021
Faculty, students and alumni from the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders gathered together this past weekend at the 2021 Florida Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists annual convention. Among...

Research Roundup: Recent Publications By CHPS Faculty Spring 2021

Written By: Camille Dolan | July 15, 2021
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...

CSD Alumnus Continues Advancing Diversity and Inclusion Efforts Learned from Faculty Mentor

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | July 1, 2021
Providing opportunities to change and advance the professions, lives and well-being of others has been the mantra of Bernard Rousseau’s life and career.   Growing up as a light-skinned Haitian-American, Rousseau...

Aphasia Family Connects UCF Students with Central Florida Aphasia Community

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | June 28, 2021
The Aphasia House, an outpatient clinic under the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, provides a comfortable place for patients with aphasia to receive treatment and find a community home....

Early Exposure to Aphasia Inspires Student to Become a Speech-Language Pathologist, Wants to Help Others in Her Shoes

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | June 25, 2021
As a child, Jazmin Houston always wanted to work in the medical field. She originally wanted to be a pediatrician. But a life-changing event opened her eyes to the impact...

Clinical Spotlight: Amy Engelhoven Develops Online Intensive Therapy Services to Meet Needs of People with Aphasia During the Pandemic and Beyond

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | June 24, 2021
When Amy Engelhoven, director of UCF’s Aphasia House, came to UCF in 2017, she said one of her goals for the program was to increase telehealth for patients with aphasia,...

CSD Professor, UCF Go Baby Go! are the Driving Forces Behind GBG Chapter in Belgium

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | June 24, 2021
Martine Vanryckeghem, a Pegasus Professor in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders has teamed up with her colleague in Physical Therapy, Jennifer Tucker, to start a Go Baby Go! chapter in Belgium to help increase mobility...

CHPS to Host Interactive Presentation for Undergraduate Students Addressing Anxiety and Perfectionism

Written By: Camille Dolan | June 21, 2021
Perfectionism can be a cause and a symptom of anxiety for many college students. Join CHPS Undergraduate Students for an online interactive presentation on July 12, from 3 to 4...

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...

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