News: Communication Sciences and Disorders

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...

Awardees Announced for 2023 Founders’ Day Faculty Honors Celebration

Written By: Joe Adams | March 31, 2023
UCF’s annual marquee event for faculty on April 5 highlights outstanding teaching, advising, mentoring, research, professional service and librarianship.

Meet UCF’s 4 Pegasus Professors for 2023

Written By: Robert Stephens | March 30, 2023
Stephen Fiore, Jane Gibson, Jennifer Kent-Walsh and Marianna Pensky are the newest recipients of the university’s highest faculty honor.

Using Smart Home Technology for Innovative Solutions in Assistive Healthcare

Written By: CHPS Staff | March 6, 2023
A new “Smart Apartment” equipped with assistive technology is helping individuals with disabilities gain greater independence while preparing students for future roles in rehabilitative care. The room in UCF’s Rehabilitation...

How Improvisational Theatre Helps People with Aphasia Become Storytellers

Written By: Seva Reilly | February 20, 2023
To be human is to tell stories. Whether these are the stories we tell our young children, those we share among friends and acquaintances, or those of local, national, and...

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