Topic: Communication Sciences and Disorders

Professor Awarded $3 Million NIH Grant to Study Language Impairments in Developing Brain

Oct. 6, 2014

A professor at The University of Texas at Austin has received a $3.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the neural basis of language development in order to better identify and treat children with learning impairments.

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$3 Million Gift Creates Stuttering Institute at UT Austin, Provides Free Treatments

Sept. 17, 2014

The University of Texas at Austin has announced a $3 million gift to establish the Michael and Tami Lang Stuttering Institute, the only specialized research center in the nation to provide treatment services free of charge to children and adults who stutter.

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New Assessment Could Reduce Learning Disorder Misdiagnoses Among Bilingual Children

Jan. 29, 2014

As a San Francisco-based speech-language consultant in the mid-1980s, Elizabeth Peña noticed a discouraging trend. At one elementary school, speech-language pathologists had diagnosed every English-Spanish bilingual kindergartner with a language learning disability.

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Moody Foundation Invests $50 Million in UT Austin College of Communication

Oct. 21, 2013

The Moody Foundation has announced a $50 million commitment to establish the Moody College of Communication at The University of Texas at Austin, resulting in the largest endowment for the study of communication of any public university in the nation.

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Belo Center for New Media Opens for Classes Aug. 29

Aug. 28, 2012

Located at the northeast corner of Dean Keeton and Guadalupe streets, the $54.8 million Belo Center provides interactive classrooms and meeting space for more than 4,200 students in the college and houses the adjacent KUT Public Media Studios. The Belo Center includes lecture halls, auditoriums, student offices and meeting rooms, as well as spaces for film screenings and conferences for all college departments.

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