SCSD Faculty Member Wins Editors’ Katharine G. Butler Trailblazer Award

Associate Professor Dr. Kelly Farquharson has been awarded the Editors’ Katharine G. Butler Trailblazer Award for her recent publication, co-authored by researchers Marie Ireland, Sharyanne McLeod, and Kathryn Crowe. The publication, titled, “Evaluating Children in U.S. Public Schools With Speech Sound Disorders Considering Federal and State Laws, Guidance, and Research,” was recently published in the …

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SCSD Graduate Student Awarded F31 Predoctoral Fellowship

School of Communication Science and Disorders (SCSD) graduate student Austin Thompson has been awarded an F31 predoctoral fellowship from the National Institutes of Health. This award was created in order to enable promising students the opportunity to grow as research scientists through mentored research training. It will provide Thompson valuable support while he completes his …

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Researchers Explore Second-Language Acquisition Through Video Games

Four researchers of different disciplines have come together to study the impact of video gaming on second-language learning. This project was headed by FSU researchers Dr. Yolanda Rankin (School of Information) and Dr. Sana Tibi (School of Communication Sciences and Disorders). Titled “Designing a Socially Interactive Video Game,” this study was part of an internal …

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SCSD Doctoral Student Awarded McKnight Doctoral Fellowship

Shaylyn King, FSU School of Communication and Science Disorders (SCSD) doctoral student, is a recipient of the Florida Education Fund (FEF) McKnight Doctoral Fellowship for the 2021-2022 academic year. This program was created in 1984 to address the underrepresentation of minorities in crucial disciplines at colleges and universities in Florida. Since its creation, the FAF …

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SCSD Researchers Explore Impact of the Pandemic on Parents and SLPs

This article was written by CCI Media Intern Leah Abounader. FSU School of Communication Science and Disorders (SCSD) Assistant Professor Dr. Michelle Therrien leads a team of researchers in the School who are investigating parent and speech-language pathologist (SLP) experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. The project is part of the FSU’s Council on Research and …

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SCSD Doctoral Candidate and Associate Professor Publish Paper on Alleviating Burnout in SLPs

School of Communication Science and Disorders (SCSD) doctoral candidate Leesa Marante and Associate Professor Dr. Kelly Farquharson had their research published by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) in the June 8, 2021 issue of Perspectives. Their publication titled, “Tackling Burnout in the School Setting: Practical Tips for School-Based Speech-Language Pathologists,” provides strategies for Speech-Language Pathologists …

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