Faculty and Staff

  • Ph.D., Education of Students with Exceptionalities, Georgia State University
  • M.S., Communication Disorders, University of Texas at Dallas
  • B.S., Audiology & Speech Pathology, Florida State University
Research Interests
  • Language disorders
  • Language Acquisition
  • Emergent Literacy
  • Preschool And School-Age Speech Language Pathology
  • Language And Literacy
  • UCF Student to Receive $5000 Scholarship at National Convention
    Diana Abarca UCF graduate student Diana Abarca is one of three students nationwide selected to receive a $5,000 Minority Student Scholarship at the 2018 American Speech-Language-Hearing-Association convention Nov. 15-17 in...
  • Faculty Member Inspires Undergraduates to Participate in Research
    Diana Abarca is a UCF undergraduate who conducts research every Friday at the Beta Center/UCP Downtown campus in Orlando. She runs and evaluates playgroups at the center, under faculty supervision,...