Assistant Professor Presents Arabic Letter Knowledge Research at EXAL Conference

Florida State University School of Communication Science and Disorders Assistant Professor Sana Tibi presented work during the Experimental Arab Linguistics (EXAL) international conference in early April. Her presentation featured research on the features that contribute to Arabic letter knowledge. This presentation is a result of work in progress that follows from an earlier publication on …

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SCSD Professor Acquires Grant to Develop Dyslexia Screening System

School of Communication Science and Disorders (SCSD) Professor Hugh Catts and College of Social Work Associate Professor Yaacov Petscher received a subcontract grant award from the University of California San Francisco to further develop and test a dyslexia screener. The grant will allow Drs. Catts and Petscher to test a digital dyslexia screening and assessment …

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CCI Students Present Their Research at the 2021 Undergraduate Research Symposium

On April 1, 2021, 30 College of Communication and Information (CCI) students presented their research projects at the 2021 Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS), an annual showcase for students of all majors to present their work to a wider audience. This year’s URS was hosted on Whova, a conference management app that allowed students to speak …

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JSLHR Publishes Study on Dysarthric Speech Completed by FSU Doctoral Student

On February 17, 2021, the Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research published work by FSU School of Communication Science and Disorders doctoral student Megan Hirsch. The paper is titled “Generalized Learning of Dysarthric Speech Between Male and Female Talkers.” “Previous research has shown that listeners can improve their understanding of speech produced by talkers …

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CCI Faculty Partner with the College of Social Work

Faculty members from FSU’s School of Information (iSchool) and School of Communication Science and Disorder (SCSD) have partnered with the College of Social Work (CSW) to examine information and communication technology (ICT) use among rural child welfare workers. Christopher Constantino, assistant professor in SCSD, and iSchool professors Melissa Gross and Don Latham, collaborated Karen Randolph, …

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Kelly Farquharson Receives 2020 ASHA Award

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Associate Professor in the School of Communication Science and Disorders, Dr. Kelly Farquharson, was recently awarded the 2020 ASHA Award for Meritorious Poster Submission. The winning proposal, entitled “Speech-Language Pathologist Perceptions of Interprofessional Collaborative Practices” was one of 57 poster submissions chosen for meritorious recognition out of 1,531 submissions total. ASHA, or the American Speech-Language-Hearing …

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