Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders

Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders News

The latest faculty, staff, and student news for the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. For College news and upcoming events, visit the News & Events section.

  • Kempler, Farquharson

    'Do I Sound Gay?' leads to student, faculty talk

    Do I Sound Gay? was the documentary film screened and discussed at Emerson’s Bright Lights Series in the Paramount Center on September 17.

  • Rhiannon Luyster

    Luyster obtains grant for autism teaching, research

    Assistant Professor Rhiannon Luyster of Communication Sciences and Disorders has been selected as the recipient of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s 2015–2016 Advancing Academic Research Career (AARC) Award.

  • Smart glass autism

    Students promote smart glasses for autism

    Taylor McMahon '16 and Jackson Davis '17 are interviewing people about autism this summer as they travel across the country marketing a device similar to Google Glass that would help children on the autism spectrum.

  • ADA logo

    Emerson celebrating 25th ADA anniversary

    Emerson’s Disabilities Services Office and FACE Lab will be hosting informational tables at the 25th anniversary celebration of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) on Boston Common on Wednesday, July 22, from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. 

  • Greta Spoering

    Violence Prevention advocate reflects on year

    Greta Spoering is excited to have finished her first academic year working at Emerson College, where she is one of two advocates with Emerson’s Violence Prevention and Response, a confidential resource on campus.  

  • Inclusive Excellence Fellowship

    Faculty diversity workshop attendance doubles

    The number of Emerson faculty members who participated in the annual inclusive pedagogy workshop, called the Inclusive Excellence Faculty Fellows Program, increased significantly this year.

  • Aphasia social media group

    Aphasia clients learn Pinterest, Facebook at Emerson

    At Emerson, in a new therapy group called Connecting Online, students and faculty in the College’s Robbins Center help aphasia patients develop skills to use social media, email, text messaging, and smartphone apps.

  • Capital Building

    Washington Center gives Emerson top honor

    Emerson College has been named 2015 Private University of the Year by The Washington Center for its ongoing commitment to providing educational opportunities for students in the nation’s capital.