Kevin Spencer Brings Magic to SCSD

At the end of October, the FSU School of Communication Science and Disorders (SCSD) had a special visitor. Kevin Spencer, a performing artist and educator, hosted a workshop for graduate students, faculty, and clinical staff of the L.L. Schendel Speech and Hearing Clinic during his week-long visit to FSU. An advocate for using the power …

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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 …

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Doctoral Students Present Research, Win Awards

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College of Communication and Information doctoral students and faculty members gathered at FSU’s Alumni Center Ballroom for the annual Doctoral Student Research Presentation and Reception on November 5, 2019. Twenty posters from the FSU’s School of Communication, School of Information, and School of Communication Science and Disorders competed for awards. See below for a list …

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Meet SCSD Doctoral Student: Iris Davis

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1. Where did you grow up?  I grew up in Blountstown, FL. Blountstown is a rural community with approximately 5000 people, and it is one of the small towns you pass on the way to Panama City. 2. What made you choose FSU? I have been a fan of FSU since I was a young …

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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 …

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HAPPI Foundation Endows $25,000 in Honor of Alumna

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The Robin Shari Parker HAPPI Foundation, Inc. recently endowed a gift of $25,000 at the School of Communication Science & Disorders at the College of Communication & Information, in memory of Dr. Robin Shari Parker, 1986 M.S. Communication Science & Disorders alumna. Dr. Robin Parker was a talented and highly respected speech-language pathologist, known for …

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