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.

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    Implications for Children who are Deaf/HH

    The Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders will be hosting the 9th lecture of the Speech and Hearing Foundation of Massachusetts on Tuesday, March 15 from 6:00–8:00 pm in the Bright Family Screening Room.

  • Daniel Kempler, chair and professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders

    Kempler weighs in on Giffords's recovery

    Stories about brain injuries are receiving more media attention than ever - from daily updates on Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords to challenges faced by soldiers who return from combat with traumatic brain injuries.

  • The King’s Speech

    The King's Speech to Be Screened, Discussed on Campus

    The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with Emerson faculty from several disciplines, who will address the “art and science of speech therapy” on Thursday, March 3.

  • Art Stewart ’82

    Corporate social responsibility speakers series open to Emersonians

    Students and faculty are invited to sit in on discussions of Corporate Social Responsibility during classes for strategic communicators that feature guest speakers throughout the rest of the semester.

  • Child

    Antibiotic Overuse Unlikely to Change

    A link between early exposure to unnecessary antibiotics and the development of childhood asthma is unlikely to change Americans’ use of the drugs, say experts associated with Emerson’s Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders.

  • Dean Andersen

    Andersen Receives NCA Award

    Andersen accepted the award at the NCA’s 96th convention, “Building Bridges,” in San Francisco November 14–17.

  • Edgar Talks to ABC News

    On November 10 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration unveiled 36 new cigarette pack labels with gory images (aka “fear messages”) on them.

  • Ruth Grossman

    Grossman Studies Facial Expression to Aid People with Autism

    In her research, Communication Sciences and Disorders Assistant Professor Ruth Grossman wants to address some of the communication problems children with autism face as they interact with others at home and school.