Center for Language, Speech, and Hearing
May 13, 2019

Researchers in the department of communication disorders are seeking 30 volunteers age 8-14 to study the language, speech, voice, and auditory processing abilities of children with Autism and children who do not have Autism. 

May 13, 2019

Researchers in the department of communication disorders are seeking volunteers age 45-64 who have no motor or neurological conditions affecting balance and who learned English as their first language

University of Massachusetts Department of Communication Disorders faculty Jill Hoover
April 23, 2019

The UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS) is pleased to announce that Jill Hoover, Assistant Professor of Communication Disorders, is the winner of the 2018-19 College Outstanding Teacher Award. The award is sponsored by the UMass Amherst Provost’s Office and the Center for Teaching & Faculty Development, and given annually to honor individual faculty members for their teaching accomplishments. Hoover will be recognized at Undergraduate Commencement and at the School’s Senior Recognition Ceremony.

UMass Amherst Assistant Professor of Communication Disorders Sara Mamo
April 11, 2019

Sara Mamo, assistant professor of communication disorders, will give a talk on “Healthy Aging and the Impact of Age-Related Hearing Loss” at the Retired Faculty Association meeting on Wednesday, April 17, at 11 a.m. in the Campus Center 162-167.

March 27, 2019

Kimberley Geissler, Assistant Professor of Health Promotion and Policy, and Jacquie Kurland, Associate Professor of Communication Disorders, have been named 2019-20 Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) Scholars. ISSR's mission is to promote excellence in social science research, and the Scholars Program is one of its key strategies for strengthening social science infrastructure at UMass Amherst.

March 4, 2019

The Department of Communication Disorders in conjunction with the UMass Amherst Stroke Support Group will host Broken Chords, Healing Harmonies, a concert to raise awareness of individuals with communication impairments and the healing power of music, on Saturday, March 30, from 1:00 – 2:15 pm in the Northampton Center for the Arts.

University of Massachusetts Amherst Professor of Communication Disorders Karen Helfer
March 1, 2019

Karen Helfer, Chair and Professor of Communication Disorders, is one of six UMass Amherst faculty members who have been awarded a Chancellor’s Leadership Fellowship for 2019. She will work with Michelle Budig, Vice Provost for Faculty Development in the Office of Faculty Development. 

November 30, 2018

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS) will hold its 2019 Senior Recognition Ceremony on Friday, May 10, 2019, from 1:30-3:00 pm in the Mullins Center.

November 7, 2018

Do you have a “little bit” of trouble hearing? Have you been told that you are “not quite ready’ for hearing aids? Are you between 50 and 64 years of age? If so, you are invited to participate in an NIH-funded research study on personal sound amplification products (PSAPs) by researchers from the department of communication disorders.

November 2, 2018

The Department of Communication Disorders has released the inaugural issue of the its alumni newsletter.

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