Topic: Department of 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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Doctoral student works to diagnose hearing impairments in children

July 22, 2011
Michelle Hsieh

Michelle Hsieh, a communication sciences and disorders doctoral student, is applying cutting-edge audiology research to the diagnosis of hearing impairments in infants and young children.

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Look back at some of the stories that showed the university's impact in 2010

Dec. 20, 2010
Look back at some of the stories that showed the university's impact in 2010

Look back at some of the stories that showed the university's impact in 2010.

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