Dr. Therrien Receives ASH Grant

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Dr. Michelle Therrien is a professor in the School of Communication Science and Disorders. She recently received a grant from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation for her project, Training Preschool Teachers to Support Peer Interaction for Children with Complex Communication Needs. The outline of the project states: “Friendships and peer interactions play an important role in …


Students for Storytime: SCSD Gives Back to Local Tallahassee Community

Students with Dr. Hall-Mills at HOPE Community Center

Since 2015, students from FSU’s School of Communication Science and Disorders (SCSD) have been making a difference in the lives of children at Tallahassee’s HOPE Community Center with the Bedtime Story program. Started from a language and literacy training grant for children with higher socio-economic needs, master’s students plan the program during the summer, and …


Michelle Therrien Attends Google Conference

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Earlier this month Assistant Professor in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders Michelle Therrien was invited to a workshop at Google in San Francisco. The workshop brought experts in speech, language, and neurology together with Google researches, engineers, and product managers to discuss recent advances in machine learning for people with disabilities. Therrien’s background …


SCSD Collaboration Receives $25,000 in Funding

SCSD to Collaborate on new project

Each semester, the Office of Proposal Development hosts events called Collaborative Collisions. These events encourage researchers from all FSU Colleges, Departments, and Centers to come together and discuss potential collaborations around specific topics. In the past, topics have included “Smart Cities,” “Environment,” and “Mental Health and Well-Being.” “The goal of Collaborative Collision events is to …


Summer of Success for Dr. Constantino

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Dr. Christopher Constantino, an assistant professor in the School of Communication Science and Disorders, has been awarded an Advancing Academic-Research Careers (AARC) grant from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). This award is designed to support academic-research careers of junior-level faculty in the field of communication science and disorders. Dr. Constantino was awarded one of ten …


Listen Camp Connects Children Experiencing Hearing Loss

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Founded by faculty member and speech-language pathologist Linda Sasser, FSU’s L.L. Schendel Speech and Hearing Clinic hosted its first-ever Listen Camp in late July. Partnering with the FSU School of Communication Science and Disorders graduate program in Speech-Language Pathology, the camp provided fun activities for eight campers suffering with hearing loss. Aged from kindergarten to …


Shannon Hall-Mills Named FLASHA President

Dr. Shannon Hall-Mills, an assistant professor at FSU School of Communication Science and Disorders (SCSD), is the new president of FLASHA, the Florida Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists. In addition to working as a speech language pathologist (SLP) in education-based settings and early childhood centers, Dr. Hall-Mills has spent the entirety of her career …