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Speech and Hearing Sciences Department

IU Bloomington undergraduates recognized for research, creative projects

Limestone IU

Winners of the 2012-13 Provost's Award for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity are Amal Akbik and Andrew Johns in the category of Social and Applied Sciences; Courtney Burroughs in Natural and Mathematical Sciences; Angela Ratigan in Arts and Humanities; Ross Smith in Professional Inquiry; and Larrea Young in Performing and Creative Arts.   Full Story >>

College of Arts and Sciences moves to Owen Hall, administrative offices open March 19

Owen Hall

The Office of the Dean of the Indiana University College of Arts and Sciences is packing and labeling boxes this week, preparing to move to Owen Hall, just steps north of its current home in Kirkwood Hall. The College's administrative offices will close Friday, March 8 at 5 p.m. and remain closed through Monday, March 18.   Full Story >>

Gershkoff-Stowe asks: As child's vocabulary grows, how do they find that right word?

Gershkoff photo

An Indiana University associate professor in the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences has received $467,071 from the National Science Foundation to further her research into the word retrieval processes of children.   Full Story >>

Servicios de habla y lenguaje mejorarán para niños Latinos en Indiana con nuevo subsidio de IU para terapia del habla

STEPS

La profesora Raquel Anderson de la Facultad de Foniatría y Audiología de la Universidad de Indiana (IU) espera que su programa STEPS algún día ofrezca el mismo acceso que disfrutan actualmente los niños monolingües anglohablantes a niños hispanohablantes con desórdenes de comunicación y a sus familias. El nuevo programa de Educación de Terapia del Habla, Práctica, y Servicios (STEPS, por sus siglas en inglés) para niños latinos y sus familias comienza este mes en el campus de IU Bloomington con $699,094 de la Oficina de Programas de Educación Especial, división del Departamento de Educación de EEUU. Según las proyecciones del Censo de EEUU y del Departamento de Educación del Estado de Indiana, la necesidad de identificar y servir mejor a los aprendices latinos del inglés con necesidades especiales en el estado aumentará en los próximos años.   Full Story >>

Language services to improve for Indiana's Latino children with IU speech therapy grant

STEPS

Indiana University Speech and Hearing Sciences Professor Raquel Anderson hopes her newly funded STEPS program will one day help offer Spanish-speaking children with communication disorders and their families the same access to and quality of speech-language services currently available to their monolingual English-speaking peers.   Full Story >>

Indiana University's Learnability Project receives $2.34 million NIH grant

Judith Gierut and Daniel Dennsen

Indiana University's Learnability Project recently received a $2.34 million, five-year renewal of its National Institutes of Health funding, to continue through 2014. More than 1,000 children from across the state and beyond have received free, one-of-a-kind speech therapy through the program since its initial NIH funding in 1985.   Full Story >>