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18 Oct 2016    By Kelcey Buck

Inaugural interdisciplinary Learning Technology Academy launches

It all started with a visit to a gaming company in California. Now, Ron Nelson’s idea for an interdisciplinary Learning Technology Academy is coming to fruition with the formation of the student team that will work together to create learning technologies for children experiencing learning difficulties.

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12 Oct 2016    

Applications being accepted for third annual undergraduate trip to Costa Rica

For the third year in a row, undergraduate students in special education and speech-language pathology have the opportunity to spend two weeks in Costa Rica as part of a Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders study abroad trip. 

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26 Sep 2016    

Hanen Centre’s “It Takes Two to Talk” workshop set for Sept. 28

A free workshop for students featuring The Hanen Program for Parents model for family-focused early language intervention for young children will be held Wednesday, Sept. 28, at Ruth Leverton Hall.

The two-hour workshop is scheduled to begin at 1:30 p.m. in Ruth Leverton Room 204, located on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s East Campus. The workshop will be presented by Toby Stephan, a trained instructor from the Hanen Centre, which is a not-for-profit organization based in Canada that is dedicated to addressing delays in language development in young children.

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20 Sep 2016    

First brown bag session of fall semester set for Sept. 23

The Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders announced five fall semester dates for brown bag sessions at the Barkley Memorial Center. The brown bags are intended primarily to allow graduate students to present and respond to research topics, while receiving feedback from the people in attendance.

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15 Sep 2016    

Student Council for Exceptional Children to host sand volleyball tournament Oct. 2

The Student Council for Exceptional Children at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will host Serve for SCEC, a sand volleyball tournament, at Pioneers Park Sunday, Oct. 2, to raise money for various club activities.

Pool play for the six-on-six coed tournament begins at 11 a.m. at the sand volleyball courts in Pioneers Park, with seeding for the single-elimination tournament determined by pool play.

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13 Sep 2016    By Kelcey Buck

SECD faculty to present at NSLHA fall convention

Steven Barlow and Sherri Jones will be among the speakers featured at the Nebraska Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSLHA) fall convention Sept. 15-16.

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07 Sep 2016    

SECD welcomes three new SPED faculty members

Three new assistant professors joined the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders for the 2016-17 academic year. Marc Goodrich, Jessica Namkung and Peng Peng are the newest faces among the special education faculty.

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01 Sep 2016    

Kit & Dick Schmoker Reading Center relocated to Barkley Memorial Center

The Kit and Dick Schmoker Reading Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will begin its 2016 fall session in a new home at the Barkley Memorial Center.

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29 Aug 2016    

SECD welcomes two new SLP faculty members

Two new lecturers joined the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders for the 2016-17 academic year. Nikki Scott and Abby Simpson are the newest faces among the speech-language pathology faculty, and will both serve as clinical supervisors in the Barkley Speech Language and Hearing Clinic as well.

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26 Aug 2016    By Kelcey Buck

Toni Morehouse retiring from SECD Aug. 31

Toni Morehouse, a lecturer in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders, is retiring after nearly 30 years at the university. Her final day will be Aug. 31.

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