The Barkley Memorial Center is home to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders.

11 Jan 2021    

Free support group for young people who stutter begins Feb. 1

A pair of speech-language pathologists in the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders are launching a free monthly support group for young people who stutter beginning Feb. 1. View Free support group for young people who stutter begins Feb. 1 Article
My Beautiful Stutter

21 Dec 2020    By Kelcey Buck

SECD hosting free virtual screening of “My Beautiful Stutter” Jan. 16

The Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders is hosting a free virtual screening of the award-winning documentary film, “My Beautiful Stutter”, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021.

View SECD hosting free virtual screening of “My Beautiful Stutter” Jan. 16 Article

17 Dec 2020    

December 2020 graduate spotlights

Seven students – Rachel Engel, Madeline Hoffman, Logan Kirk, Sage Kraft, Katelyn Pick, Kelsey Safarik, and Ann Teigland – who are graduating in December share Q-and-As about their time at Nebraska and their plans after graduation. View December 2020 graduate spotlights Article

18 Nov 2020    By Kelcey Buck

Accent modification course available during spring three-week session for SLP master’s students

Alicia Davis and Judy Harvey are offering a course during the three-week spring session Jan. 4-22, 2021, to teach Husker speech-language pathology master's students about providing accent modification services. View Accent modification course available during spring three-week session for SLP master’s students Article
Two graduate student clinicians work on aural rehabilitation with a young boy who has a cochlear implant.

29 Oct 2020    By Kelcey Buck

MPUP-IP project recruiting for second cohort to begin Summer 2021

The Mid-Plains Professional Upgrade Partnership – Interdisciplinary Preparation in Deaf Education and Speech-Language Pathology (MPUP-IP) project is recruiting master’s-level students for its second cohort to begin in the summer of 2021. 

View MPUP-IP project recruiting for second cohort to begin Summer 2021 Article
Participants in the DSAF Book Club meet via Zoom in early October.

16 Oct 2020    By Kelcey Buck

Barkley Clinic book club for young adults with Down syndrome goes virtual amid pandemic

When the Barkley Speech Language and Hearing Clinic was approached in 2017 about hosting a book club for young adults with Down syndrome, Alicia Davis jumped at what she thought would be a “cool adventure” to lead the group. 

Now, more than three years later, the book club is going strong and Davis is grateful for the lessons learned by both the young adult members, as well as herself and the graduate student clinicians who lead the weekly discussions. 

View Barkley Clinic book club for young adults with Down syndrome goes virtual amid pandemic Article

14 Oct 2020    By Kelcey Buck

Cochlear Implant Research Lab seeking adult research participants

The Cochlear Implant Research Lab at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Barkley Memorial Center needs adults over the age of 55 to participate in a research study at the lab. 

Participants in the study must have normal hearing and be native speakers of American English. It requires one visit to the Barkley Center of less than one hour for a hearing screening test and a cognitive screening test. Participants will be compensated $15 per hour to complete the study, plus additional compensation for travel based on mileage from the residence to the lab. 

View Cochlear Implant Research Lab seeking adult research participants Article
Face Database

07 Oct 2020    By Scott Schrage - University Communication

Rodgers turns gaze on overlooked phase of stuttering: adolescence

As someone who has stuttered for as long as she can recall, Naomi Rodgers knows the social-emotional ramifications of it. Her latest research suggests that teens who stutter may be especially prone to detecting, and then avoiding, the negative social cues they sometimes encounter. View Rodgers turns gaze on overlooked phase of stuttering: adolescence Article

05 Oct 2020    By Kelcey Buck

Virtual open house dates set for audiology, speech-language pathology graduate programs

The Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders is hosting virtual open houses for its graduate programs in audiology and speech-language pathology this fall. View Virtual open house dates set for audiology, speech-language pathology graduate programs Article

29 Sep 2020    By Kelcey Buck

SECD temporarily suspends GRE requirement for graduate applications

The Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders is temporarily suspending the GRE score requirement for students applying to its graduate programs. View SECD temporarily suspends GRE requirement for graduate applications Article

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