LEND Research Presentations

Emily Bowmar and Monica Fenwick presented the results of their final research projects for the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) training grant on Friday, April 26th. Emily’s topic was “Access to Developmental Services for Individuals with Autism.” Monica’s topic was “National Resources for Individuals with IDD and Dementia.” They were excited to […]

A Sweet End to CLAE Spring Session

We celebrated the conclusion of this spring’s Collaborative Learning and Academic Engagement (CLAE) program with a delightful ice cream social, open to all undergraduate students in the Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences (SLHS) program. It was a beautiful sunny day filled with chocolate and vanilla ice creams and a variety of toppings. CLAE Purpose: For […]

Administrator Spotlight: Sirrah Galligan

Sirrah Galligan is the Educational Program Manager and Clinical Program Administrator for the Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences Department at UConn. Sirrah graduated with her undergraduate degrees in Journalism and Communications at UConn and went on to get a Master’s degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs from Drexel University. Sirrah has always had a […]

2024 CSHF Award Recipients

Congratulations to our 2024 Connecticut Speech & Hearing Foundation award recipients! 🎉 Kayla Hart – Antonia B. Maxon Memorial Scholar/Clinician Scholarship Lia Mozeleski – Kenneth T. Gist Promising Professional Scholarship Leanne Puckett – CSHA Foundation Scholarship Ashley Lombardi – Geraldine Garrison Scholarship

Educational Considerations for D/HH Students

Dr. Terry Yanaway and first year SLP Master’s student, Erin Beckwith, presented in an undergraduate Educational Psychology class on Exceptionality on considerations and supports for Deaf and Hard of Hearing students. They covered information about language modality, early intervention, educational law, and the accommodations needed to support educational access for D/HH students. Special thanks to […]

Pre-literacy Training for the Early Childhood Educator

On March 26, 2024, Nicole W. Gallagher, SLP and Associate Clinical Professor, and Kylie Boyle, 1st year MA SLP graduate student from UConn’s SLHS department presented to seven local, community center and home-based early childhood educators from Mansfield and UConn Jump Start students on early literacy concepts to meet requirements of CT’s school readiness grant […]

Event Recap: T.R.A.C.E. a Path to YOUR Future!

Jerrold Jackson, MA, CCC-SLP, CEO of the Roundtree Group, PLLC, brought his expertise to SLHS students and faculty during our inaugural Leadership, Clinical Education, and Mentorship Event: T.R.A.C.E. a Path to YOUR Future! on Saturday, March 23rd. Mr. Jackson led an insightful discussion centered around the themes of trust, respect, acceptance, cultural responsiveness, and energy, […]