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13 Dec 2017    

December 2017 commencement: Laura Baumgartner, Lindsey Flori & Hannah Manley

Laura Baumgartner, Lindsey Flori and Hannah Manley will each graduate with master's degrees in special education during the University of Nebraska-Lincoln commencement ceremony Dec. 15, 2017.

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20 Nov 2017    

International Seed Grant proposals due Dec. 18

Through a generous donor grant, CEHS has funds available to enhance instruction and research through attention to international work and issues. Proposals are being solicited from faculty and staff to support coursework that includes international perspectives, research/creative work that includes an international component, or professional development activities and environmental improvements that will promote our international goals.

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17 Nov 2017    By Kelcey Buck

Huskers give gift of hearing through humanitarian audiology project in Nicaragua

When Stacie Ray and Hannah Ditmars learned that there was only one known full-time audiologist in the entire country of Nicaragua, they saw a need, and also an opportunity. That inspired the two SECD faculty members to establish a humanitarian audiology project that would help both the people of Nicaragua and the students in Nebraska's Au.D. program.

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15 Nov 2017    By Kelcey Buck

Closing the distance: SLP students provide accent modification through tele practice and study abroad

Alicia Davis arrived at Nebraska in 1997 with the hope of building on the accent modification skills she had developed as a school-based speech-language pathologist. Now, Davis has helped give students in the speech-language pathology master’s program the opportunity to work on their own skills through tele practice and a study abroad trip to Costa Rica.

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13 Nov 2017    By Kelcey Buck

Costa Rica study abroad gives Nebraska students new perspective on education

When Kelsi Anderson decided to go on a study abroad trip to Costa Rica last May, she expected to work hard every day, to be a little out of her comfort zone in staying with a host family for the two-week trip, and to be in awe of the beauty of Monteverde. What she wasn’t expecting was just how different the special education system is in Costa Rica compared with what’s in place in the United States. 

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09 Nov 2017    By Kelcey Buck

SECD faculty, students among presenters at ASHA convention

Five faculty and three graduate students from the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders will present posters and seminars as part of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) annual convention Nov. 9-11 in Los Angeles.

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07 Nov 2017    By Kelcey Buck

Book fair to benefit Nebraska Letterbox Club set for Nov. 12

The Academy for Child and Family Well Being (ACFW) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will host a book fair to benefit the Nebraska Letterbox Club Sunday, Nov. 12, at the Barnes & Noble store at SouthPointe Pavilions in Lincoln.

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06 Nov 2017    By Kelcey Buck

Augmentative and alternative communication experience important piece of Nebraska SLP master’s program

In the speech-language pathology profession, AAC is an oft-used acronym used to describe various individualized methods of treatment for patients. But what exactly is augmentative and alternative communication? 

“AAC is not about replacing speech with some piece of equipment,” explained Kristy Weissling, associate professor of practice in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders. “AAC is about helping people communicate better. It’s about strategies that help people get their stories told.” 

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30 Oct 2017    By Kelcey Buck

Jennifer Lee: Sailing into an audiology career

Jennifer Lee’s visit to Nebraska last November was a whirlwind, but by the time she left, she knew she wanted to be a Husker. Read on to learn more about this first-year Doctor of Audiology student.

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27 Oct 2017    By Kelcey Buck

Manami Shah: Seeking to make a difference

Manami Shah was unsure what career she wanted to pursue, but she was certain about two things: she wanted to work in a medical field and she wanted to make a difference through her work. Learn more about this first-year Doctor of Audiology student.

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