Second year Au.D. graduate student Olivia Dewald was recently elected was serve on the National Student Academy of Audiology Board of Directors as a Member-at-Large from July 2017 – June 2018. She will be in charge of a national SAA committee as well as regional representative for several SAA chapters in the country.
The UConn aphasia group choir performed for the fist time this summer. It was great for language elicitation and fun for all of us! Grad students interested in aphasia are welcome to join us as we prepare for a holiday performance. Rehearsals start at 5:00 PM on alternate Fridays starting today, Sept. 16.. Feel free to drop by to rehearse when you can. Mark your calendars for our performance on December 9th at 3:30 PM at St. Mark’s Church here on campus.
See a sample of our small summer performance here http://aphasia-rehab.slhs.uconn.edu/uconn-aphasia-group/aphasia-group-choir-summer-2016-short/ (1 min) or here https://youtu.be/ay8z9eT5Opo
Visit The Aphasia Rehab Lab (link to http://aphasia-rehab.slhs.uconn.edu/) for more information on rehabilitation research and UConn aphasia groups.
In a recent article featured in AARP Health, Katherine Bouton recounted her experience as part of the summer Aural Rehabilitation Retreat this summer at University of Connecticut, co-sponsored by the Hearing Rehabilitation Foundation (HRF).
The focus of the retreat was centered on developing tools to assist with better listening.
From UConn, the retreat was supported by Dr. Kathleen Cienkowski, along with three dual-degree Au.D./Ph.D. graduate students: Michael Kurth; Alison Marinelli; and Shannon Wannagot and visiting Gallaudet Au.D. student, Torri Ann Woodruff. Geoff Plant represented the Hearing Research Foundation.
To read the full article, click here.
Congratulations to the Aural Rehabilitation Lab for this recognition!
Dr. Jennifer Mozeiko has been announced as a recipient of the of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s (ASHA) 2016 Advancing Academic-Research (AARC) Award. She is one of eleven awardees this year, and with her award will received a $5,000 stipend to support mentored teaching and research activities.
For more information on this award, please click here.
Congratulations Dr. Mozeiko on this award!
Wendy Chase, Director of the UConn Speech and Hearing Clinic, was recently interviewed by NPR on voice therapy services provided at the clinic. To read the article and listen to the interview broadcast, please click here..
Each week, M.A. student Lindsay Young, will complete a presentation module focused on counseling in speech language pathology with an emphasis on TBI as part of an Independent Study course overseen by Wendy Chase, Director of Clinical Education.
Feel free to email Ms. Young with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org
SLHS was well presented at the Seventh Annual UConn Language Fest held in OAK Hall on Saturday, April 16, 2016. There were 24 posters representing the work of faculty and students from SLHS. A complete program and schedule of the Language Fest can be found at languagefest.uconn.edu/program/.