News: Communication Sciences and Disorders

CSD Student Uses Her Own Experiences Going Deaf to Better Serve Deaf Community

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | February 16, 2021
Allison Diaz, a student in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, has gone from being hearing impaired to deaf while completing her studies at UCF to become a speech-language pathologist. “I’ve been involved with speech-language pathology...

COVID Masks: A Special Challenge for Deaf

Written By: WGEM News | February 16, 2021
460 million people worldwide are deaf or hearing-impaired, 34 million are children. The World Health Organization says people with hearing loss benefit from early interventions and access to communication like...

New Emeritus Faculty Honored

Written By: Camille Dolan | February 12, 2021
Congratulations to the new emeritus faculty in the College of Health Professions and Sciences! The faculty emeritus title is reserved for individuals who have achieved eminence. It honors both the...

CSD Program Helps Young Mothers Instill Early Language Skills in Their Children

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | February 11, 2021
For the past four years, graduate clinicians in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders have been hosting playgroups that are not only fun for the babies, but also help...

UCF Funds Second Round of $1 million SEED Initiative to Support Faculty Research

Written By: SIMONE ROUSSEAU | February 10, 2021
Thirty-seven teams are warded grants to investigate a variety of research including the use of artificial intelligence to improve battery performance and gaming to develop leadership skills.

UCF Listening Center Finds Innovative Ways to Offer Services During COVID-19

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | February 9, 2021
With schools offering virtual learning and limiting visitors in classrooms due to the pandemic, the UCF Listening Center had to reinvent how to deliver listening and spoken language services to preschoolers in a deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) class at Lake Como Elementary located in the Orange County School District....

2 Teams Awarded 2020 Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts and Wellness Innovation Awards

Written By: BRITTANY RYDER | February 4, 2021
Two projects aimed at helping educate first responders and communicating the importance of vaccinations to new parents have been named winners of the 2020 Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts and Wellness...

Research Roundup: Recent Publications By CHPS Faculty Fall 2020

Written By: Camille Dolan | January 14, 2021
Our faculty pursue big ideas and share what they learn by publishing their research to advance the profession. As part of an institution designated as “very high” research activity by...

CSD Alumna Helps Stoneman Douglas Students Heal and Thrive

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | November 24, 2020
Rachel Archambault ’13 ’16 is a speech-language pathologist at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. And while her goal was always to help improve the speech and communication abilities...

CSD Grad Students and DPT Students Team Up To Expand Learning in Anatomy Lab

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | November 9, 2020
Graduate students in the Communication Sciences and Disorders program teamed up with doctoral students in the Physical Therapy program to learn together in a joint, hands-on lesson about oropharyngeal, laryngeal,...

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