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Communication Disorders Clinic

AAC Lab Receives Gift of Mobile Makerspace to Build Adaptive Toys

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | September 20, 2021
Variety – the Children’s Charity of Florida has donated $10,000 to the UCF AAC Research-to-Practice Lab Collaborative – to bring the gift of joy to...
Dean's Office

UCF Recognized as Leader in Innovation and Social Mobility by U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges’ Rankings

Written By: ANTHONY M. MOORE | September 13, 2021
UCF is one of only three universities to improve its overall national ranking each of the last five years. The University of Central Florida is...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Redesigning Student Success: Five Faculty Receive Funding for Interprofessional Education Project

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | September 13, 2021
Five academic and clinical faculty members recently received funding through the Digital Learning Course Redesign Initiative to collaborate across disciplines on a project to turn...
Dean's Office

Ingersoll Named to ASAHP Board of Directors

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | September 8, 2021
Christopher D. Ingersoll, founding dean of the College of Health Professions and Sciences, has been named to the Board of Directors of the Association of Schools Advancing Health Professions....
Health Sciences

New Course Teaches Students About Electronic Medical Documentation

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | September 7, 2021
Class Name: HSC (4703) – Clinical Documentation for Health Care Professions   Instructor: Christine Stapell, adjunct faculty, Department of Health Sciences  Course Offered: Online in the Fall, Spring, Summer Number of...
Health Sciences

School Day Structure Could Benefit Children’s Health

Written By: Robert Wells | September 1, 2021
Researchers found that children’s obesogenic behaviors on school days are more favorable compared to non-school days. Having a structured environment for children, whether during school...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

A Full-Circle Journey: How a CSD Alumna’s Strengths and Family Drove Her Success

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | August 30, 2021
When Rachel Williams ‘96MA was growing up in Brevard County, her parents often urged her to consider a career in education. They were lifelong educators...
Health Sciences

Transforming Students into Healthcare Professionals: Health Sciences Instructor Reflects on 10-Year Career at UCF

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | August 30, 2021
Valerie Schulz, a recently retired instructor in the Department of Health Sciences, saw many changes during her 10-year career at the University of Central Florida.  The university grew and became one of the largest in the...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

CSD Undergraduate Defies Dire Predictions, Continues to Rise

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | August 26, 2021
When Ashlei McGhee, an undergraduate student in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, was born two and a half months early, she weighed barely...
Physical Therapy

UCF DPT Faculty and Alumni Present at FPTA Conference

Written By: Drexler James | August 25, 2021
The 2021 Florida Physical Therapy Association conference will take place Sept. 23-26 in Orlando and will feature faculty, students and alumni from the Division of Physical Therapy. Check out the list below to see where our UCF DPT representatives will be presenting...

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