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Students Earn Honors for Speech Language Hearing Chapter at U of A

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

The National Student Speech Language Hearing Association has awarded the U of A student chapter its 2018 Bronze Chapter honors, the first time for it to earn the designation.

College of Education and Health Professions Awards Education Communication Disorders

Study: Accessible Technology Boosts Communication for People with Disabilities

Monday, March 26, 2018

Research describes improvements in communication that children with intellectual and developmental disabilities made by using new technology..

College of Education and Health Professions Economic Development Research & Innovation Communication Disorders

Program Approved to Offer Continuing Education; Communication Disorders Symposium Set

Monday, January 22, 2018

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association has approved the communication disorders program to provide continuing education. A Communication Disorders Symposium is set for Feb. 24.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Events Training Communication Disorders

Public Invited to Focus Group Meetings on Transition Services

Thursday, January 18, 2018

The U of A invites parents of youth with disabilities as well as educators, pathologists, therapists, counselors and social workers to attend a focus group during the week of Jan. 22.

College of Education and Health Professions J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Education Events Communication Disorders Counselor Education Educational Leadership Social Work Special Education

Communication Disorders Program Takes Honors Research to National Meeting

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Students presented their Honors College research in communication disorders last month at the annual convention of the top professional association in their field.

College of Education and Health Professions Honors College Education Events Research & Innovation Communication Disorders

Research Finds Communication Therapy Effective But More Studies Needed

Thursday, October 05, 2017

Christine Holyfield, a new faculty member in communications disorders, conducted research on the effectiveness of augmentative and alternative communication with teens and adults with autism.

College of Education and Health Professions Research & Innovation Communication Disorders

Communication Disorders Program Hosts CDIS Fall Conference

Thursday, September 21, 2017

The conference welcomed 50 attendees, including professionals from across the state of Arkansas, as well as graduate and undergraduate students in communication disorders.

College of Education and Health Professions Events Health Lectures Communication Disorders

U of A Speech and Hearing Clinic Offers Support Group for People Who Stutter

Thursday, September 21, 2017

The U of A Speech and Hearing Clinic has formed the Fayetteville chapter of the National Stuttering Association, and its first meeting is set for noon Wednesday, Oct. 4, at the Epley Center for Health Professions.

College of Education and Health Professions Events Communication Disorders

New Communication Disorders Faculty Member's Work Focuses on People with Disabilities

Friday, September 15, 2017

Assistant professor Christine Holyfield researches augmentative and alternative communication, focusing on developing and evaluating interventions for people whose speech capabilities don't meet their daily needs.

College of Education and Health Professions Appointments Education Communication Disorders
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