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NMSU professor researching stroke treatment

LAS CRUCES – One of the most frustrating effects of a stroke is the inability to use, produce and comprehend language, also known as aphasia. Many aphasia sufferers become anxious and frustrated with not being able to communicate and understand others like they did before their stroke. Bijoyaa Mohapatra, an assistant professor in communication disorders…
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CD program students provided screenings at the Socorro Health Fair in Socorro, N.M

A group of speech language pathology graduate students from the NMSU College of EducationCommunication Disorders program recently provided screenings at the Socorro Health Fair in Socorro, N.M. The students completed the screening under the direction of instructor Anne Cobos. (Photos courtesy of Anne Cobos) A group of speech language pathology graduate students from the NMSU College…
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College of Education recognizes Emerging Scholars in research

LAS CRUCES — Five faculty members at New Mexico State University’s College of Education have been named Emerging Scholars for their innovative research efforts. The college’s Emerging Scholars Initiative, which was started last year by Dean Don Pope-Davis, aims to support and promote innovative research efforts of untenured, tenure-track faculty and research faculty that will advance scientific…
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Two College of Education students present posters at national convention

Two College of Education students, both communication disorders majors, presented posters at the Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association. The convention was held in Philadelphia last November and more than 12,000 members attended (see http://www.asha.org/events/convention). Breana Romero, a graduate student in the communication disorders program, presented a poster titled “Social Media Utilization in…
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Doctoral student, professor to present at instructional leadership conference

Ana Lopez, a doctoral student in the Special Education and Communication Disorders department in New Mexico State University’s College of Education, will attend a prestigious leadership conference Oct. 27-28 in San Antonio alongside her mentor, SPED/CD professor Loretta Salas. The Collaborative Educational Programs for the Americas Consortium is hosting the annual leadership conference with the…
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NMSU professor receives prestigious grant for research on children’s hearing

Srikanta Mishra, an assistant professor in the New Mexico State University College of Education’s Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders, recently received a prestigious research grant to study hearing mechanisms in children. The R03 grant from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders of the National Institutes of Health is the college’s…
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NMSU graduate students provide speech therapy to children in Peru

NMSU communication disorders graduate students Marysa DeBlassie (left) and Jessica Bozzell (center) conduct speech therapy with a young boy during a faculty-led international program course to Lima, Peru, in June. (Courtesy photo) Salas-Provance and a group of 12 graduate students traveled to Lima, Peru, for a clinical practicum experience where the students spent two weeks…
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Amelia Rau receives research grant

New Mexico State University College of Education assistant professor and doctoral candidate Amelia Rau received a 2013 Student Research Grant in Early Childhood Language from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation. As both a professor and student in the special education and communication disorders department, Rau was selected for her dissertation proposal “Comparing Treatment Effects for Young…
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Clinical Educator Workshop

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Cleft Palate Clinic

The Communication Disorders Clinic was a hive of activity March 3, 2011, during the semi-annual Cleft Palate Clinic. The hallways were filled with parents and their children taking advantage of the free clinic to meet with physicians and other professionals who donate their time and expertise to assist families coping with the health and learning…
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