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NMSU College of Education student wins national scholarship

An undergraduate student at New Mexico State University’s College of Education has been awarded a scholarship by the American Speech and Hearing Association. Lauren Renken, a Communication Sciences student who will graduate from NMSU in the spring, is a recipient of the 2016 Students Preparing for Academic-Research Careers Award. The goal of the award is…
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NMSU professor researching stroke treatment

LAS CRUCES – One of the most frustrating effects of a stroke is the inability to use, produce and comprehend language, also known as aphasia. Many aphasia sufferers become anxious and frustrated with not being able to communicate and understand others like they did before their stroke. Bijoyaa Mohapatra, an assistant professor in communication disorders…
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NMSU CD Graduate Students in the NEWS and NEWSLETTER

  SEE OUR CD NEWSLETTER Chile Chat 2015 Our first year graduate students, led by Trevor Harris were instrumental in initiating a project with their clients at a local care facility, Arbors of Del Ray!  Read about their wonderful work!

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NMSU graduate students provide speech therapy to children in Peru

NMSU communication disorders graduate students Marysa DeBlassie (left) and Jessica Bozzell (center) conduct speech therapy with a young boy during a faculty-led international program course to Lima, Peru, in June. (Courtesy photo) Salas-Provance and a group of 12 graduate students traveled to Lima, Peru, for a clinical practicum experience where the students spent two weeks…
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Cleft Palate Clinic 2011

The Communication Disorders Clinic was a hive of activity March 3, 2011, during the semi-annual Cleft Palate Clinic. The hallways were filled with parents and their children taking advantage of the free clinic to meet with physicians and other professionals who donate their time and expertise to assist families coping with the health and learning…
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Children with Autism Find Friendship at Summer Camp

Video story on Camp New Amigos, a camp for young people with the disorder held on the campus of New Mexico State University in the summer. Camp New Amigos is now in its fourth year. Fifty-five kids came this year. A lot of the volunteers and counselors tell me this isn’t the first year they’ve…
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2011 News

SPED/CD research and outreach efforts in the news: NMSU camp provides fun, safe place for children with autism 2011 NMSU News Center article. Bilingual speech pathologists, highly trained interpreters needed in health care settings 2011 NMSU News Center article.

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2010 News

SPED/CD research and outreach efforts in the news: Response to Intervention program improves student test scores in southern New Mexico 2010 NMSU News Center article NMSU faculty member elected to represent New Mexico on ASHA Advisory Council 2010 NMSU News Center article. NMSU professor hopes to find appropriate therapies for stuttering in “spit” 2009 NMSU…
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2008-2009 News

SPED/CD research and outreach efforts in the news: Autism Resources needed in southern New Mexico 2009 NMSU News Center article New grant gives funding to bilingual speech-language pathology students 2008 NMSU News Center article. NMSU professor looks for causes of unusual speech pattern 2008 NMSU News Center article.

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