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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20 Sep 2018    

SECD faculty, students to present at annual NSLHA fall convention

Eight faculty members and seven students from the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders are scheduled to make presentations at the 2018 Nebraska Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSLHA) fall convention Sept. 27-28, in Kearney.

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19 Sep 2018    By Kelcey Buck

Five new faculty getting settled in SECD

Five new faculty have joined SECD for the 2018-19 year. Four of the five are new to the university, while Anne Thomas has transitioned from a lecturer to an assistant professor of practice in special education. Learn more about Michelle Hughes, Lisa Lenz, Amanda Rodriguez, Joshua Sevier and Thomas in these Q-&-As.

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14 Sep 2018    By Kelcey Buck

SECD to host five graduate open houses in 2018-19

The Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders will host four open houses this year for prospective students to learn more about its graduate programs in speech-language pathology and audiology. In addition, the department will also hold an open house to provide more information about its master’s thesis option in special education.

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