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Communication Sciences and Disorders

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...
Communication Disorders Clinic

UPDATE: Communication Disorders Clinic

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | June 29, 2021
 At the height of the pandemic last year, the UCF Communication Disorders Clinic transitioned to telehealth services, thanks to a national ruling from the American...
Communication Disorders Clinic

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...
Student Spotlight

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...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

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...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

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...
Social Work

Alumni Spotlight – Social Work Alumnus Starts Nonprofit for the Homeless

Written By: UCF Social Work | June 23, 2021
Eric Camarillo BSW’16, MNM’19 and CEO of nonprofit Service and Love Together (SALT) Outreach, was awarded a $250,000 grant from the City of Orlando in...
Physical Therapy

UCF’s Physical Therapy Clinic Offers Service to Community, Opportunities for Students

Written By: Drexler B. James ’13 | June 22, 2021
The clinic provides rehabilitation care for injuries and those recovering from surgery, in addition to evaluation services for pain, and prevention services to support health...
Dean's Office

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

Written By: Drexler James | 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...
Physical Therapy

College students make mom’s dream come true for 4-year-old son

Written By: USA TODAY | June 16, 2021
Engineering students at the University of Central Florida create a custom ride-on car for Evan Schaefer, a boy with a rare genetic disorder.

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