Communication Disorders and Sciences (CDS)
News and Events
Taylor Roggenbaum Awarded the 2021 NYSSLHA Graduate Scholarship!
Our congratulations go to Taylor Roggenbaum as the 2021 New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NYSSLHA) graduate scholarship awardee!
Taylor Roggenbaum, May 2021 M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology graduate, was confirmed as the 2021 awardee of the Graduate NYSSLHA scholarship. Applicants submitted an essay, and the award criteria included a student’s research involvement, academic performance, clinical performance, pre-professional involvement/leadership, and community involvement. This marks the third consecutive year that a Fredonia M.S. student has earned this distinction (Rachel Burt - 2020; Allesandra Peters-2019).
Youngerman Center is Open
Audiology and Speech Services at the Youngerman Center are open to the campus & community effective August 31, 2020. Telepractice speech services are also an option. Members of the community are asked to call for an appointment at (716) 673-3203. The YC Stroke/Head Injury Support Group is currently not meeting.
Recent CDS Achievements
Congratulations to Professor Szu-Han Kay Chen! CDS Assistant Professor Szu-Han Kay Chen is co-principal investigator on an awarded project: Percent Grammatical Utterances (PGU) in Mandarin-English Bilingual Children: Initial Reference Data and Psychometric Properties. The project was funded in July 2020 by the Office of Multicultural Affairs of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), a professional association of speech-language pathologists, audiologists and speech, language and hearing scientists.
Dr. Chen will collaborate with the PI, Dr. Ling-Yu Guo, of the Department of Communication Disorders and Sciences at the University at Buffalo, to evaluate PGU in Mandarin-English bilinguals. The results will advance the understanding of grammatical development in bilingualism.