Communication Sciences and Disorders

Department Has Strong Showing at 2015 FLASHA Convention

Written By: Karen Guin | June 4, 2015

Department Has Strong Showing at 2015 FLASHA Convention

The 2015 Annual Convention of the Florida Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (FLASHA) took place May 28-31 in Fort Lauderdale.

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders had a strong presence at this year’s convention, including student and faculty presentations, a FAAST Atlantic Region Assistive Technology Demonstration Center exhibition, and a Listening and Spoken Language Track supported by AG Bell Florida and the UCF Listening Center.

Members of the department were bestowed the following distinct honors:

  • FLASHA scholarship of $1,000 awarded to master’s degree student Rachael Mocerino
  • Recognition for attaining the highest number of new FLASHA members
  • 3rd Place Poster Award for the presentation titled “TAACL-ing Assessment for Individuals with Complex Communication Needs: Exploring Modification,” authored by Clinical Instructor Pamela Resnick and master’s degree students Kelly Williams and Sasha Ruiz
  • 2nd Place Poster Award for the presentation titled “AAC Access for Patients in Medical Settings,” authored by recent graduate Stephanie Amundsen, M.A., CCC-CF, and faculty members Jennifer Kent-Walsh, Ph.D.; Bari Hoffman Ruddy, Ph.D.; and Kenyatta Rivers, Ph.D.
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