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PHOTO: JMU student with childGus Bus provides volunteer opportunities for JMU students

January 7, 2019

The Gus Bus is a mobile literacy program that brings story time, reading activities and book checkout services to neighborhoods in Harrisonburg and Page County.

PHOTO: JMU  students at camp Students participate in Summer Autism Camp

October 9, 2018

A collaborative group of students served 11 children with autism and their families through the Summer Autism Camp at JMU’s Occupational Therapy Clinical Education Services this past summer.

PHOTO: Danika PfeifferPh.D. student lands prestigious post-doctoral position

August 30, 2018

Danika DiPalma Pfeiffer, a Ph.D. candidate, has secured a postdoctoral research position at Kennedy Krieger Institute. She will be working with Rebecca Landa, the founder and director of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) and the REACH research program at Kennedy Krieger Institute. Landa is also a professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

PHOTO: Danielle MossMoss selected for ASHA leadership program

August 30, 2018

Danielle Moss, a Ph.D. student in communication sciences and disorders, has been selected to be a participant in ASHA’s Minority Student Leadership Program (MSLP) Class of 2018.

PHOTO: Carol DuddingCarol Dudding chairs CAPCSD appointed task force

August 13, 2018

The Board of the Council for Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CAPCSD) recently announced the availability of a guide entitled, “Best Practices in Healthcare Simulations in Communication Sciences and Disorders”. This guide was completed by an appointed CAPCSD task force, chaired by Dudding. Members also included David Brown, Julie Estis, Carol Szymanski, and Richard Zraick.

PHOTO: Vicki Reed

Reed awarded Honors of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

July 23, 2018

Dr. Vicki Reed, Professor Emeritus and former Academic Unit Head of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at JMU, will be awarded Honors of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

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