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Dr. Walker Presented at the 61st ISHA Annual Convention

Dr. Walker gave an invited presentation at the 61st ISHA Annual Convention on February 4, 2021.  The title of the presentation was “Innovative Speech Therapy Telepractice Methods for People with Aphasia.” Presentation Handout View and print the presentation handout. References American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. (2020). Telepractice.  Available from https://www.asha.org/practice-portal/professional-issues/telepractice/ Bernstein-Ellis, E., & Elman, R. (2007).  Aphasia group […]

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Former CSD Undergraduate Student Receives National NSSLHA Scholarship

Former CSD undergraduate student, Mara Philippone ’20, receives national NSSLHA Scholarship from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation – one of only three students to receive this funding in 2020.  A native of Camillus, NY, Maura is currently enrolled in the Master’s program in Speech-Language Pathology at George Washington University in D.C.  

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Toddler communication

UMaine receives federal grant to train special educators, other professionals to support young children with high-intensity communication needs

The University of Maine will provide funding to support 40 graduate students working toward master’s degrees in special education or communication sciences and disorders with an early childhood intervention focus thanks to a nearly $1.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs. The Cross-disciplinary Online Training to promote Augmentative […]

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Former CSD students telepractice leaders during COVID-19 pandemic

Several former CSD graduate students, who completed telepractice clinical rotations at the University of Maine, have become telepractice leaders in the state of Maine during the COVID-19 pandemic.  One of those students, Sydney (Trask) Humphrey, was selected to teach team leaders across the Northern Light (EMHS) Healthcare System how to implement telehealth for rehabilitation.  In […]

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Virtual CSD Graduation

On May 7, 2020, CSD undergraduate and graduate students participated in virtual graduation ceremonies.  Many family members and friends from all over the world joined faculty and staff to celebrate the students’ accomplishments.  Congratulations to the Class of 2020. We wish you all the best in the future. Watch the celebrations here!      

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Dr. Hall Awarded ASHA Fellow

Professor Nancy E. Hall was honored at the 2019 ASHA Convention in Orlando, FL with being awarded Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing AssociationI Fellowship is one of the highest honors the Association bestows. To be awarded Fellow, the nominee must have made outstanding contributions to the discipline of communication sciences and disorders. Congratulations Dr. Hall!

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UMaine Student Symposium

CSD 491 students will showcase their capstone group research projects at the 2020 UMaine Student Symposium. This day-long event will be held on Friday, April 17 at the Alfond Arena on the University of Maine campus.

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