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Announcing the creation of a new donation fund benefiting the Sea to Sky Aphasia Camp

Starting today, a new donation fund will go towards the Sea to Sky Aphasia camp participants. Donations collected will be used to support and create social-recreational opportunities for people with aphasia and their family members. All funds raised will be used to ensure low-income campers get to be a part of this meaningful experience. For […]

An anniversary for ALL

An anniversary for ALL

When May Bernhardt first met Kevin Lee, she saw something in him that others didn’t. “He had only a couple of signs, and a few speech sounds,” recalls Dr. Bernhardt, a speech language pathologist and professor at UBC’s School of Audiology and Speech Sciences. “But I could see the language in him because he could […]

2014 Clinical Faculty Awards

2014 Clinical Faculty Awards

The 2014 Clinical Faculty Awards were presented at UBC SASS and BCASLPA. We are pleased to announce the recipients. The Elizabeth MacLeod Award for Excellence in Clinical Education (Speech-Language Pathology) was presented to Karen Handford. Karen is a Clinical Instructor in our School and works as an SLP at Queen Alexandra’s Centre for Children’s Health […]

Congratulations to the Class of 2014

Congratulations to the Class of 2014

November 26 marks the graduation ceremonies for the Graduation Class of 2014. Congratulations to all our Graduates!  

Associate Professor Stefka Marinova-Todd has been invited and sponsored by the ASHA Cultural and Linguistic Considerations Across the Discipline committee and the Autism Topic committee to present a seminar on Bilingualism and Autism Spectrum Disorders

Associate Professor Stefka Marinova-Todd has been invited and sponsored by the ASHA Cultural and Linguistic Considerations Across the Discipline committee and the Autism Topic committee to present a seminar on Bilingualism and Autism Spectrum Disorders.  Her invited talk will be held on Nov 21st, 2014 Summary of session: This session was developed by the Convention Program Committee to […]

Hearing, Health and You

Hearing, Health and You

On November 28, join UBC’s School of Audiology and Speech Sciences for a free older adult hearing health event Are you over fifty and looking to learn more about hearing loss or tinnitus? Or perhaps you’d like to find out what kind of assistive listening device or hearing aid may be best for you? Join […]

Recognizing the warning signs of hearing loss in infants and children

Recognizing the warning signs of hearing loss in infants and children

Many research labs at UBC are filled with Bunsen burners and beakers, but not Susan Small’s. In Dr. Small’s lab, you’ll find everything from baskets overflowing with children’s picture books to brightly-coloured bead counters. And don’t forget the rubber ducky. But these aren’t just toys — these are tools, critical to the success of her […]

UBC prepares for big jump in speech-language pathology students

UBC prepares for big jump in speech-language pathology students

  The University of British Columbia will be educating more speech-language therapists, thanks to a boost in provincial funding. The number of first-year slots for a Master’s of Science in Speech-Language Pathology in the School of Audiology and Speech Sciences will grow from 23 to 36 – a 56 per cent increase – by 2016, […]

It’s back to school: meet one of our audiology students

It’s back to school: meet one of our audiology students

As part of the Faculty of Medicine’s back-to-school series, we sat down with one of our students —Phoebe Wong — to talk about her interest in pursuing a career in in audiology, what excites her about the upcoming year, and where she sees herself in five years from now. Phoebe Wong – Class of 2016 […]

SASS celebrates the new students of the 2014 academic year with a potluck

SASS celebrates the new students of the 2014 academic year with a potluck

The school welcomes back all students to the new 2014 academic year and a special congratulations to our new first year students. We celebrate the end of the first week with a potluck dinner outside the Friedman Building. All SASS faculty, staff and students are welcome. Good luck in the new school year!