“A unique English as a Second Language (ESL) curriculum has been developed by San Diego State University faculty and students to improve the communication skills of seniors with limited English proficiency. Henrike Blumenfeld is leading the effort through her Bilingualism and Cognition Lab. The ESL curriculum consists of thematically organized binders with visual cues and an […]
Associate Professor Henrike Blumenfeld’s Lab and Local Somali Community Organization Help Seniors Learn English!
In collaboration with Del Mar Heights Elementary School, the Student Academy of Audiology – San Diego coordinated the participation of AuD students in an award-winning disability awareness program, Understanding Differences. The program was established in 2005 to foster empathy and teach understanding through science lessons, interactive simulations, and guest speakers. Alongside Deaf Community Service, the […]
Congratulations to JDP student Brittany Lee for receiving the Graduate Student Award for her poster to be presented at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society meeting in San Francisco in March! This work was conducted jointly with Gabriela Meade, a fellow JDP student. The presentation is titled, “Phonological and semantic priming in American Sign Language: An ERP study.” Congratulations to […]
Join the Center for Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience on Friday, February 10th in welcoming Robert T. Knight, M.D. for a distinguished lecture, “ Frontal Cortex and Human Behavior: Insights from Intracranial Recording.” Lecture 1:00-2:30pm, Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union Theatre followed by a light reception. See the Distinguished Speaker Series page for details.
Speech-Language Clinic Audiology Clinic Donation-Based System The School of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences at San Diego State University serves more than 1000 clients yearly with communication and hearing impairments through our Speech-Language and Audiology clinics. Established in 1941, our clinics have supported the greater San Diego community with speech-language assessments and intervention, hearing tests, […]
“Hearing loss from loud music can be permanent, according to San Diego State University audiology professor Peter Torre. He heads up SDSU’s Recreational Noise Exposure and Auditory Function Lab. The 85 decibel limit is a good start, he said, but because it was set decades ago for adults over an eight-hour workday, there’s still a […]
SLHS wants to congratulate the following recipients of the 2016-2017 Student Success Fee Academic Related Program. This program provides students an opportunity to become engaged and involved in their education outside their academic courses. Successful student proposals focus on academic enhancement, high impact practices, colloquia etc. Undergraduate: Amanda Kaae (Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Peter Torre) “Excellence […]
The school is seeking a person to serve as Director. This individual should have significant research, teaching, and clinical experiences; the position represents a 12-month appointment at the rank of Professor. Major responsibilities include administering the budgetary elements aligned with academic and clinical programs of the School, and providing leadership to further advance its future. […]
The Speech-Language division of our school was happy to welcome over 70 people to the annual Open House on October 14th, 2016. Participants heard about our MA program in Speech Language Pathology as well as our Joint Doctoral Program in Language and Communicative Disorders, were able to ask questions to our faculty members and students and […]
4th year JDP Language and Communicative Disorders student, Irina Potapova, presented her research at the UCSD Frontiers of Innovation Scholars Program (FISP) symposium at UC San Diego on October 18th. The FISP symposium is a celebration of awards made for undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral research that is interdisciplinary in nature and involving mentors from at […]