21 Mar 2019    By Kelcey Buck

Ray continues efforts to improve audiology services in Nicaragua

One full year had passed since Stacie Ray was allowed to visit Nicaragua to see in person the status of the humanitarian audiology project she and Hannah Ditmars began in 2016.

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18 Mar 2019    By Kelcey Buck

Steven Barlow awarded international Callier Prize

Steven Barlow, the Corwin Moore Professor in SECD, was selected as the recipient of the biennial Callier Prize in Communication Disorders. He will be honored at the Callier Cares Luncheon April 15 and present the keynote address at the Callier Prize Conference April 16.

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05 Feb 2019    By Kelcey Buck

Four SECD Brown Bag sessions scheduled for spring semester

The Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders will host four brown bag presentations during the spring semester, beginning Friday, Feb. 8. All presentations are set to begin at 11 a.m. at the Barkley Memorial Center. 

The brown bag sessions for the upcoming semester are listed below. 

Feb. 8, room 131: Federal funding and policy priorities from HECSE conference and legislative meetings
            –Samantha Cooper, doctoral student 

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29 Jan 2019    By Kelcey Buck

SECD faculty, students to present at Council for Exceptional Children convention

Nine individuals from the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders will make presentations at the annual Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Special Education Convention & Expo Jan. 29-Feb. 2 in Indianapolis.

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17 Jan 2019    By Kelcey Buck

Nebraska researcher aims to improve experiences for cochlear implant users

When Michelle Hughes arrived at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in August, she brought two lines of research with her: one aiming to refine the programming of cochlear implants so patients of all abilities will benefit; and a second focused on determining how to effectively provide cochlear implant programming, speech perception testing and aural rehabilitation services via telepractice.

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Rachel Schumacher, Katie Mosher, Emily Dorsey, Micheale Marcus

17 Dec 2018    By Kelcey Buck

Emily Dorsey and School Psychology grad students team up to create social story for Lincoln Children’s Museum

The Lincoln Children’s Museum recently unveiled on its website a new tool intended to make the museum more accessible for all children who wish to visit – a social story. The story is the result of several weeks of collaboration by Emily Dorsey, an assistant professor of practice in the SECD, and Micheale Marcus, Katie Mosher, Rachel Schumacher, and the late Alicia Kruger, all students in Nebraska’s School Psychology graduate program.

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Josh Sevier - cochlear implant clinic

13 Dec 2018    By Kelcey Buck

Cochlear Implant Clinic and Research Lab open house set for Jan. 24

An open house for visitors to learn more about the new cochlear implant services within the Barkley Speech Language and Hearing Clinic, as well as the new Cochlear Implant Research Laboratory, will be held from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24.

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Carady Holguin and Holli Luff

10 Dec 2018    By Kelcey Buck

SECD student and alumna selected for awards

Holli Luff, a master's student in SECD, and Carady Holguin, who completed her graduate certificate in sensory disabilities at Nebraska, were each recently selected for national awards.

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08 Nov 2018    By Kelcey Buck

SECD faculty, students to make 20 presentations at ASHA Convention

A total of 13 individuals representing the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders will make 20 presentations at the annual American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention Nov. 15-17 in Boston.

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27 Sep 2018    By Kelcey Buck

ECSE offering professional development courses through partnership with Nebraska Early Development Network

The Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders has partnered with the Nebraska Early Development Network (EDN) to provide tuition waivers to service providers and service coordinators for three Early Childhood Special Education courses.

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