News: iREAD

Ninth Judicial Circuit’s ‘Turning Pages’ program developing youth literacy

Written By: Maria Serrano | June 18, 2024
The 12-week intensive program is in the Ninth Judicial Circuit in partnership with UCF’s Communication Disorders Clinic and AMIKids. Carrie Loughran, a clinical instructor who created a program called iREAD, teaches UCF graduate clinicians and...

Orlando Magic Youth Foundation Awards UCF $50,000 to Support Local Young Readers

Written By: Susan Watkins | April 19, 2023
The funds will nearly double participants in UCF’s iREAD program, which serves local schoolchildren struggling with reading. The Orlando Magic Youth Foundation is gifting $50,000 to support UCF’s iREAD program, an...

UCF Supports Autism Community With Resources, Research

Written By: Rachel Williams ’15 ’20MA | April 12, 2023
UCF faculty conduct cutting-edge research on autism spectrum disorder, discovering innovative ways to better support this community. Through free camps and programs, Central Florida families can benefit from their work.

‘I have the ability to provide more for my child’: Parents reflect on UCF reading program

Written By: Alexa Fuentes | October 1, 2022
Luis Correa moved from Puerto Rico in hopes of finding better education for his 18-year-old daughter. Correa’s daughter has a combination of intellectual disabilities. He found hope in UCF’s Communication...

Summer Program at UCF Communication Disorders Clinic Helps Kids Read

Written By: Lasha Markham | July 11, 2022
UCF summer reading program for kids, iREAD, completed its four-week course earlier this month. It was the second year that the UCF Communication Disorders Clinic offered this program. The evidence-based...

New Intensive Summer Reading Program Helps Kids “Catch-Up”

Written By: School of Communication Sciences and Disorders | July 19, 2021
A new program from the UCF Communication Disorders Clinic is helping young readers “catch-up” on their reading skills. The 6-week program was led by reading and literacy clinical faculty and...

UCF to Host Summer Intensive Reading Program for Elementary Students

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | May 13, 2021
UCF is offering an opportunity for children entering third and fourth grade to “catch up” on their reading skills this summer.  The intensive summer camp is run by literacy experts...

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