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05 Jul 2016    By Kelcey Buck

Academy for Child and Family Well Being receives grants for health literacy program, postdoctoral research training

Two grants from the U.S. Department of Education-Institute of Education Sciences have been awarded to University of Nebraska-Lincoln research professors Alexandra Trout and Kristin Duppong Hurley in the Academy for Child and Family Well Being (ACFWB).

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Malinda Eccarius, Julie Honaker, Deanne Splattstoesser

01 Jul 2016    

Farewell reception for Eccarius, Honaker, Splattstoesser set for July 15

The Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders will host a farewell reception for Malinda Eccarius, Julie Honaker and Deanne Splattstoesser July 15.

The reception is scheduled for 3-5 p.m. in room 130 at the Barkley Memorial Center. A short program will be held at 3:30.

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Ron Nelson

15 Jun 2016    By Kelcey Buck

Nelson named Roos Family Professor of Special Education

J. Ron Nelson has been named the Larry and Sharon Roos Family Professor of Special Education.

During his 25-year career in special education, Nelson has focused on designing interventions to help children experiencing learning difficulties. He has published 130 peer-reviewed articles, 20 book chapters and 10 books.

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Aphasia Awareness Walk

26 May 2016    By Kelcey Buck

Second Annual Aphasia Awareness Walk set for June 4

Speech-language pathology students in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders will host the Second Annual Aphasia Awareness Walk at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, June 4, on UNL’s East Campus.

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An infant uses the NTrainer System, a therapy device developed by UNL's Steven Barlow.

23 May 2016    By Kelcey Buck

Barlow earns $2.8 million grant for study to improve lives of extremely preterm infants

A grant of nearly $2.8 million awarded to University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor Steven Barlow will be used to study the link between the brain’s molecular pathways and the development of oral feeding skills in extremely preterm infants.

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12 May 2016    By Kelcey Buck

Speech-language pathology, special education students set for two-week trip to Costa Rica

Eight graduate and eight undergraduate students, along with four faculty members from the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders will travel to Costa Rica for a pair of study abroad experiences May 14-28.

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05 May 2016    

May 2016 Speech-Language Pathology Graduate Spotlights

Short Q-and-A with Jennie Nawrocki and Taylor Behmer, both of whom will graduate from SECD this week. Jennie will receive her bachelor's degree in speech-language pathology, while Taylor will earn her Master of Science in speech-language pathology.

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05 May 2016    

May 2016 Special Education Graduate Spotlights

Short Q-and-A with Ashley Horner and Jess Wieseler, both of whom will graduate from SECD this week. Ashley will receive her bachelor's degree in elementary education and special education (dual degree), while Jess will earn her Master of Arts in special education.

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05 May 2016    

May 2016 Audiology Graduate Spotlights

Short Q-and-A with Courtney Robertson and Sara Walker, both of whom will graduate from SECD this week. Courtney will receive her bachelor's degree in speech-language pathology, while Sara will earn her Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) degree.

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28 Apr 2016    By Kelcey Buck

Savaiano awarded grant from Office of Special Education Programs

Dr. Mackenzie Savaiano, assistant professor of practice and coordinator of the graduate program in Visual Impairments, has been awarded a grant of more than $1 million from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs.

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