Department of Communicative Disorders

A&S in the News: July 29-August 4, 2018

Read local and national news that features faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for summer commencement, research on Parkinson’s disease, a theatre to treat autism, and more. […]

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Lara Dean

Looking at speech pathologist Lara Dean’s schedule, you might wonder if she has any free time. Dean works full time for the Birmingham City Schools identifying children with autism, speech or language impairment, or other health impairments; she co-owns her own private practice where she conducts individual sessions with students; and she works with KultureCity […]

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Austin Kitchen

Austin Kitchen lives a balancing act. As director of leadership and engagement for the ChamberRVA in Richmond, Virginia, she works to bring talent to the Richmond area. She also runs a food and fitness blog that has amassed more than 20,000 Instagram followers. Kitchen’s journey to a healthier lifestyle began in 2015, after a bout […]

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Dr. Memorie Gosa Named President of National Swallowing Board

From the June 2018 Desktop News | Dr. Memorie Gosa, an assistant professor in UA’s Department of Communicative Disorders, was recently appointed the president of the American Board of Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (ABSSD).  Almost six months into this new role, she is working to expand the recognition of Board Certification in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders. The […]

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A&S in the News: May 13-19, 2018

Read local and national news that features faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for SummerTide Theatre, research in the Columbia River Basin, the gubernatorial race, and more. […]

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A&S in the News: April 29-May 5, 2018

Read local and national news that features faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for spring commencement, autism research, E.O. Wilson, and more. […]

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A&S in the News: April 1-7, 2018

Here, you will find local and national news that features faculty and students in the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, A&S has been in the news for Dance Alabama, Dr. Matthew Therrell’s flood research, and more. […]

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Student Represents Team USA in Paralympic Games

From the October 2016 Desktop News | Shelby Baron was helping unload cars during freshman move-in day at The University of Alabama when she got a call from Team USA wheelchair tennis coach Dan James. It was Aug. 12, her 22nd birthday, so Baron thought James was calling to wish her a happy birthday. “He said, […]

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Communicating Over Coffee: Coffee Shop Restores Confidence after Brain Injury

From the 2016 Celebrating Excellence | Prior to her stroke, Nancy Taylor, a client at the Speech and Hearing Center at The University of Alabama, loved learning. She was social and vibrant, and then one day—the day she had her stroke—she lost her ability to talk. “I feel like I’ve had to do life over,” […]

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Hear Here Alabama

[cycloneslider id=”hear-here”] From the August 2015 Desktop News | “Can you hear me now?” OK, that may not be exactly what Dr. Marcia Hay-McCutcheon asks patients as part of the new Hear Here Alabama project in the College of Arts and Sciences, but it’s pretty close. Hay-McCutcheon, an associate professor in the Department of Communicative […]

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