UConn Aphasia Choir

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.

Aural Rehabilitation Lab Recognized for Summer Aural Rehabilitation Retreat

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 named a recipient of of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s (ASHA) 2016 Advancing Academic-Research (AARC) Award

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!

Weekly Counseling Series: Week 9

LINDSAY YOUNGCatch up on week 10 of the counseling series.  To view this presentation, please follow the link below and check back weekly for new presentation modules.

Week 10: Working with Families

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 lindsay.young@uconn.edu

Weekly Counseling Series: Week 9

LINDSAY YOUNGCatch up on week 9 of the counseling series.  To view this presentation, please follow the link below and check back weekly for new presentation modules.

Week 9: Group Counseling

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 lindsay.young@uconn.edu

SLHS Undergraduates Invited to be Members of Phi Beta Kappa

Eighteen SLHS undergrads have been invited to become members of the Epsilon of Connecticut Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa in recognition of their superlative academic achievements.   Congratulations to the following students on this incredible and well-deserved achievement!

Juniors: Vanessa Bak; Kara Casale; Theresa Canlon; Kayla Marcinczyk; Lisa Mueller

Seniors: Victoria Abolafia; Alexandra Antonides; Ashley Bean; Katherine Chmieleski; Abigail Garneau; Jessica Hazel; Kaylene King; Maria Marotti; Amanda Maule; Cynthia Romano; Brianna Schlemmer; Megan Speed; Madeleine York