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15 May 2017    By Kelcey Buck

Third annual Aphasia Awareness Walk to be held June 17

The third annual Aphasia Awareness Walk, hosted by speech-language pathology students in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders, is scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday, June 17, on East Campus.

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08 May 2017    By Kelcey Buck

Eight from SECD set for study abroad trip to Costa Rica

Six students and two faculty members from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders are preparing to travel to Costa Rica for a third annual study abroad trip May 13-27.

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04 May 2017    By Kelcey Buck

May 2017 graduate spotlights: Speech-language pathology master's degrees

Q-and-As with Kirsten Campbell, Allyssa LaRose and Jess Salley, who will graduate from Nebraska's speech-language pathology master's program this weekend.

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Rachel Best, Alayna Stokes, Michaela Sullivan

03 May 2017    By Kelcey Buck

May 2017 graduate spotlights: Speech-language pathology undergrads

Q-and-As with Rachel Best, Alayna Stokes and Michaela Sullivan, who will graduate with their bachelor's degrees in speech-language pathology this weekend.

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02 May 2017    By Kelcey Buck

May 2017 graduate spotlights: Special education

Q-and-As with Annie Pearson, Abbey Buettgenbach, Charlie Muller, Kayla Ramos and Presleigh Keplinger. Pearson will graduate with her Master of Education in special education, while Buettgenbach, Muller and Ramos will graduate with their bachelor's degrees in elementary education & special education this weekend. Keplinger will receive her bachelor's degree in special education 7-12.

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01 May 2017    By Kelcey Buck

May 2017 graduate spotlights: Audiology

Q-and-As with David Raybine, Courtney Smejdir, Caitlin Hinrichs, Aly Lerman and McKenzie Rosdail. Raybine and Smejdir will graduate from Nebraska's Doctor of Audiology program, while Hinrichs, Lerman and Rosdail will graduate with their bachelor's degrees this weekend.

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17 Apr 2017    By Kelcey Buck

Three SECD students among poster winners at Spring Research Fair

Two undergraduate students and one graduate student from the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders were selected as winners for their research poster presentations at the 2017 UNL Spring Research Fair April 4-5.

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Reece Peterson

06 Apr 2017    By Kelcey Buck

Reece Peterson set to retire after 39 years at SECD

A lot has changed in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders since 1978, but there has also been one constant during that time –Reece Peterson. A professor in the special education program, Peterson will walk out of the Barkley Memorial Center May 15 and into a new chapter – retirement – ending his 39-year career at the university.

The department will host a farewell reception to celebrate Peterson’s retirement from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Friday, April 28, at the Nebraska East Union. A short program is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m.

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04 Apr 2017    By Kelcey Buck

Barkley Clinic launches Aphasia Community Partners program

A new program aiming to help people with aphasia remain socially active is underway through the Barkley Speech Language and Hearing Clinic.

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Kristy Weissling

20 Mar 2017    By Kelcey Buck

Brain Awareness: Weissling leads efforts in AAC and treatment of aphasia

In conjunction with Brain Injury Awareness Month and Brain Awareness Week, SECD is highlighting the work of three faculty members whose research and expertise focuses on brain development, injuries and disorders - assistant professor YingYing Wang, professor Karen Hux and associate professor of practice Kristy Weissling.

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