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Students Earn Honors for Speech Language Hearing Chapter at U of A
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.
Three University of Arkansas Seniors Named Fulbright Scholars
Honors students Katherine Branum, Stephanie Galen and Casey Gibson will teach English in Costa Rica, Bulgaria and Mexico next year.
Study: Accessible Technology Boosts Communication for People with Disabilities
Research describes improvements in communication that children with intellectual and developmental disabilities made by using new technology..
Program Approved to Offer Continuing Education; Communication Disorders Symposium Set
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.
Public Invited to Focus Group Meetings on Transition Services
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.
Communication Disorders Program Takes Honors Research to National Meeting
Students presented their Honors College research in communication disorders last month at the annual convention of the top professional association in their field.
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.