Thomas Wolfe’s posthumous work, You Can’t Go Home Again, was published in 1940. In 2014, Jamie Reilly joined our faculty and proved that you actually can go home again.
Communication Sciences and Disorders News
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Please join our Department in extending warm congratulations to Kim Sabourin for accomplishing and being accepted as a board recognized specialist in fluency disorders (BRS-FD). This recognition arises from much commitment and effort that Kim has extended in both clinical practice and at the TU Speech-Language-Hearing Center. Kim’s ability to provide high quality services to people who stutter and their families is greatly valued in the Department as we continue to provide the necessary resources for our patients and students to succeed.
The virtual speech therapy research project, directed by Dr. Nadine Martin at Temple University, has been recognized nationally. The work of Dr. Martin and her colleagues was featured in the Daily Reporter, a suburban newspaper of Indianapolis, Indiana, and KTVU, a TV station in Oakland, California.
Dr. Rena Krakow, associate professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders, aims to clarify a common misconception about American Sign Language (ASL), as her department expands its ASL offerings at Temple University Ambler and the Main Campus.
“American Sign Language is not ‘English-on-the hands,’ but an independent language with its own history, structure, and even an associated Deaf Culture. ASL is the fourth most commonly studied language by college students,” said Dr. Krakow.
Adele Gerber. Professor Emerita
Adele Gerber, a professor emerita in the Communications Sciences Department, passed away on Monday, March 4th. She served as a faculty member for 18 years.
Three graduate students from the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders participated in the CHPSW Student Research Day. Rebecca Berkowitz (pictured below) was mentored by Ms. Frannie Kohen and Dr. Nadine Martin). She received the Dean’s Award for her poster, Effects of Word Order and Imageability on Repetition in Deep Dysphasia.