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.

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Julie Lanxon

08 Sep 2020    

Julie Lanxon honored with CEHS Staff Star Award

Julie Lanxon, administrative associate in the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders, has been named the recipient of the latest Staff Star Award by the CEHS Staff Council.

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Remote learning image

31 Aug 2020    By Haley Apel

Survey finds remote learning gaps in U.S. elementary schools

A recent study conducted by the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders found that elementary teachers nationwide believe on average just three out of five of their students were prepared to advance to the next grade level when schools shut down.

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Barkley Memorial Center

31 Aug 2020    By Kelcey Buck

Barkley Clinic continues gender diverse communication services via telepractice

In the nearly two years since the Barkley Speech Language and Hearing Clinic received its first referral for gender affirming communication services, the number of clients receiving the services has steadily increased. Now, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the clinic continues to successfully offer the services through telepractice.

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A screenshot from the Zoom tutoring session with Ruby, her mom and her tutor, Monica.

27 Aug 2020    By Kelcey Buck

Schmoker Reading Center’s transition to online tutoring no problem for nine-year-old Ruby

Ruby had enjoyed positive experiences while being tutored twice before at the Kit and Dick Schmoker Reading Center. When Jenny Leeper Miller asked her daughter whether she’d like to be tutored again in the summer of 2020, Ruby was eager to go. After her mom told her this time the tutoring would be through Zoom, however, Ruby had second thoughts.

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Participants share a laugh at the UNL-Tabitha Memory Workshop in February 2020.

24 Aug 2020    By Kelcey Buck

UNL-Tabitha Memory Workshop offers in-person, virtual options for Fall 2020

An eight-week memory workshop led by speech-language pathologists and graduate speech-language pathology students at UNL's Barkley Speech Language and Hearing Clinic will be held both in-person and live through Zoom, beginning Sept. 9.

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Alyssa Cook, Laura Munk, Anna Plettner-Nelson, Annie Prins, Erin Reynolds, Anna Sunderland, Kelly Woodworth

14 Aug 2020    

August 2020 speech-language pathology master's graduate spotlights

Seven students completing Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology degrees – Alyssa Cook, Laura Munk, Anna Plettner-Nelson, Annie Prins, Erin Reynolds, Anna Sunderland and Kelly Woodworth – share Q-and-As ahead of the Aug. 15, 2020, commencement ceremony.

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01 Jun 2020    By Kelcey Buck

Barkley Speech Language and Hearing Clinic resuming speech and language services via telepractice June 8

The Barkley Speech Language and Hearing Clinic is resuming its speech and language services for all ages June 8. Most services will be conducted via telepractice through at least July 31.

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A student at Nebraska tutors a young girl at the Schmoker Reading Center

19 May 2020    By Kelcey Buck

Schmoker Reading Center takes tutoring online for summer session

The Kit & Dick Schmoker Reading Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will offer its tutoring program online through Zoom for the summer session that begins June 11.

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Amanda Evert, Joanna Hill, Elizabeth Hoffman, Kelly Malcolm, Nikki Plummer

08 May 2020    

May 2020 Clinical Doctorate in Audiology and Master's in Speech-Language Pathology graduate spotlights

Five students completing graduate degrees – Amanda Evert, Joanna Hill, Elizabeth Hoffman, Kelly Malcolm and Nikki Plummer – share Q-and-As ahead of the May 9, 2020, commencement ceremony.

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