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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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Dr. Walker to present at Brain Injury Association Conference

Dr. Walker will offer a telepractice presentation at the upcoming Brain Injury Association of America – Maine 10th Annual Conference. She will highlight the ways telepractice is improving the availability of speech-language services in our great state. View the presentation handout here.

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UMaine Telepractice team presents at 2018 ASHA Convention

The UMaine Speech Therapy Telepractice team will present two aspects of the telepractice program at the 2018 ASHA Convention in Boston: Cultural Connections in a Virtual World: Graduate Students Provide TelepracticeServices in Fiji and Caring for Caregivers of People with Aphasia in a TelepracticeSupport Group. The University of Maine, Speech Therapy Telepractice Training Program provides speech […]

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New Research Opportunity for Caregivers

ONLINE APHASIA CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP Associate Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Maine, is seeking participants in an online aphasia caregiver support group as part of a research project. The purpose of the project is to determine if caregivers of people with aphasia can benefit from participation in a telepractice aphasia caregiver support […]

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Albiston Family Honored at Donor Appreciation Reception

December 2, 2017  Annemarie and Bruce Albiston were recognized at a Donor Appreciation Reception hosted by the University of Maine Foundation. The Albiston‘s gave a gift to the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders to support telepractice training and courses and research related to adults with communication disorders.

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