News: Aphasia House

Surviving a Tsunami – Carlos’ Story

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | April 21, 2017
In a video taken on Carlos Caram Dallapiccola’s first day at the University of Central Florida’s Aphasia House, his limited verbal speech is punctuated by the word, “Disculpa.” Aphasia House...

UCF Showcases Aphasia House at International Leadership Summit

Written By: Karen Guin | March 27, 2017
International leaders who study and care for people who’ve lost their ability to speak recently gathered at UCF to discuss new therapy that can profoundly improve a client’s quality of...

Aphasia House Turns Problems into Hope for Dan and Marla Barrett

Written By: David Janosik | January 3, 2017
The silence of aphasia — a disorder that results from damage to parts of the brain that control language and speech — has the power to destroy lives. But through...

Strokes Becoming More Common in Younger Adults, Aphasia House Helps

Written By: Karen Guin | December 8, 2016
Strokes are becoming more common in individuals aged 25-44, reported Abe Aboraya in a Dec. 5 segment on WMFE 90.7, a PBS affiliate. Learn how Aphasia House is providing help for young...

History Troves to Help Aphasia Patients Regain Language, Speech

Written By: David Janosik | May 14, 2016
The Public History Center in Sanford, Fla., is partnering with UCF’s Aphasia House to create a collection of History Troves designed to help individuals with aphasia tell stories, wrote UCF doctoral...

Rosa-Lugo, Whiteside to Receive Honors at National Speech-Language-Hearing Convention

Written By: Karen Guin | November 9, 2015
Two members of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders will be formally honored this week at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s Nov. 12-14 convention in Denver. Associate Lecturer Janet Whiteside, founder and director...

‘Word by Word’ Recounts Client’s Journey at Aphasia House

Written By: David Janosik | October 13, 2015
Stuart Neale is a stroke survivor who worked to regain his speech in intensive therapy sessions offered by Aphasia House. Read about his story in “Word by Word,” a feature article published in UCF...

Clinic to Offer Tours of New State-of-the-Art Facilities Oct. 9

Written By: Karen Guin | October 5, 2015
The Communication Disorders Clinic will hold an open house from 1-3 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 9 to showcase its new state-of-the-art facility in Central Florida Research Park, next to the...

Embracing Freedom: UCF Clinic Helps Woman Achieve American Dream

Written By: Karen Guin | July 1, 2015
This Fourth of July, Fernanda Mello has much to celebrate: becoming a U.S. citizen as a result of working hard to master English following her arrival in Orlando from her...

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