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Research Finds Communication Therapy Effective But More Studies Needed
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.
Communication Disorders Program Hosts CDIS Fall Conference
The conference welcomed 50 attendees, including professionals from across the state of Arkansas, as well as graduate and undergraduate students in communication disorders.
U of A Speech and Hearing Clinic Offers Support Group for People Who Stutter
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.
New Communication Disorders Faculty Member's Work Focuses on People with Disabilities
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.
Deadline Approaching for Fall Communication Disorders Conference
Monday, Sept. 11 is the deadline to register for the Fall Conference of the University of Arkansas communication disorders program. The conference is set Saturday, Sept. 16.
U of A Graduate Chosen as Mentor of Year for Communication Disorders Program
Alumna Maureen "Mo" Fernicola mentors U of A students now that she works as director of rehabilitation services at Rogers Health and Rehab. The program named her Mentor of the Year.
Deadline Today to Register for April 15 Communication Disorders Symposium at U of A
The symposium will take place from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Donald W. Reynolds Center, 145 Buchanan Ave. in Fayetteville. Cost is $110 for professionals and $55 for U of A clinical supervisors.
Communication Disorders Symposium Set for April 15 at U of A
The U of A will offer experts in autism and childhood apraxia of speech at a symposium April 15 on campus for speech-language therapy professionals and students. Register online.
U of A Retired Professor Receives Highest Honor From National Organization
Barbara Shadden, who retired as a University Professor of communication disorders in 2011, received the 2016 Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences Honors.
U of A Speech and Hearing Clinic Hosts Children with Hearing Loss at Holiday Event
University of Arkansas students studying communication disorders provided activities for children who are deaf or hard of hearing at a holiday event at the Speech and Hearing Clinic.