During the training, medical students participate in several role-playing scenarios, with Speech and Hearing Sciences students in the role of patients with communication disorders.

Preparing Doctors for Challenging Conversations

April 26, 2018 — Nancy Joseph

The Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences (SPHSC) offers training to UW medical students each year to improve their interactions with patients with communication disorders. During the two-hour session, the medical students have opportunities to practice what they learn, with Speech and Hearing Sciences students role-playing as patients.

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‘Differences can be a part of their skills’: Pilot program at UW offers on-the-job training for young adults with autism

April 5, 2018 — Kim Eckart

Project SEARCH helps Adults with Autism gain skills that can translate to other jobs as they begin looking for full-time work.

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FDA OK's UW-created therapy to protect hearing

February 5, 2018 — Brian Donohue

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New app rates restaurant noise levels

January 31, 2018 — Lisa Jennings

Consumers can use social media to rate a restaurant’s food, ambiance or speed of service. Now a new app will allow diners to rate the noise levels at their favorite eatery.

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Developing Future Pediatric Audiology Leaders: The LEND Experience

November 14, 2017 — Jackson Roush, PhD; Ben Kaufman, MSW

The nationwide LEND Program prepares audiologists to treat children with both hearing loss and autism or other developmental disabilities.

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Language Lost and Found

November 9, 2017 — Nancy Joseph

"We take for granted our ability to communicate. It is an elegant dance that we do every minute, every hour, every day of our lives."

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How the UW helped a little girl triumph as a reader with dyslexia

October 31, 2017 — Julie Gunter

The UW Speech and Hearing Clinic connects with the UW Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences (I-LABS) to help transform the life of a student impacted by dyslexia

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Educating the Husky Marching Band about Hearing Protection

September 25, 2017 — Speech & Hearing Clinic

School may have been out for the summer, but that didn't stop our students from sharing knowledge of their field!

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Students see themselves sing, from the inside

September 21, 2017

A group of incoming freshman from Cornish College visited the University of Washington's Speech and Hearing Clinic this week to sit down with Martin Nevdahl, a senior lecturer, who uses a stroboscopy system, a type of camera which photographs the students’ vocal cords while they sing.

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Bilingual Babies: A new study from iLabs

July 19, 2017 — Speech & Hearing Sciences

A new study by I-LABS researchers, including Patricia Kuhl, co-director of I-LABS and a UW professor in Speech and Hearing Sciences, published July 17 in Mind, Brain, and Education, is among the first to investigate how babies can learn a

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