Faculty and Staff


  • Ph.D., Doctor of Philosophy, Speech & Hearing Sciences, University of Washington
  • MS, Master of Science, Speech-Language Pathology, Boston University
  • BS, Bachelor of Science, Communication Disorders, Boston University
  • CCC-SLP, Certificate of Clinical Competence for Speech-Language Pathologists
Areas of Specialty
  • Language Development
  • Language Disorders
  • Early Intervention
  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication
  • Implementation Science Research
Research Lab Affiliations

Research Grants

Communication Sciences and Disorders

RF: Facilitating Intentional Communication in Young Children with Complex Communication and Motor Needs: Integrating Communication and Motor Supports to Optimize Treatment Effects

  • PI: Julie Feuerstein
  • Amount: $35,000 | Timeframe: 11/29/2022 - 12/31/2023
    Funding Type: Foundation/Industry
    Funding Agency: American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation
  • SPA 6401: Language Disorders in Infants and Toddlers

  • SPA 6542: Intervention of Language Disorders in Children and Adolescents

  • SPA 6559: Augmentative and Alternative Communication

  • Mighty Knights Program Helps Children with Complex Communication and Motor Needs

    Written By: Stella Canfield and Heather Lovett | December 8, 2023
    Speech-language pathologist and Assistant Professor Julie Feuerstein and pediatric physical therapist and Clinical Associate Professor Jennifer Tucker share a passion for improving clinical care and the quality of care for children...
  • Learning with Marlie: When Play Helps Complex Disabilities

    Written By: Ivanhoe Broadcast News | October 9, 2023
    Playing—it’s a rite of passage for children. But not all children get to enjoy a playground, birthday party or recess. Kids born with complex disabilities like cerebral palsy or down...
  • Faculty Honored at UCF’s 3rd Authors Celebration

    Written By: Zenaida Gonzalez Kotala | March 2, 2022
    47 faculty members were honored for their works, which ranged from novels to textbooks. David “Jamie” Poissant kicked off UCF’s third Authors Celebration with a story about how he hated...
  • CSD Faculty, Students and Alumni Present at Annual ASHA Convention in Washington, D.C.

    Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | November 4, 2021
    Faculty, students and alumni from the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders will participate in this year’s ASHA Convention, both in-person and virtually, from Nov. 18-20 in Washington, D.C. Experts from around the country will share research,...
  • Speaker Event Showcased AAC in Rehabilitation

    Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | October 20, 2021
    Guest speaker and occupational therapist Michael Braun from Brooks Rehabilitation joined via hologram an expert panel convened at the CHPS Innovation Center on Oct. 18 in celebration of International AAC...
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