COVID-19 Update

Many of us at The University of Alabama are playing our part in social distancing and other preventive health strategies related to COVID-19. The University of Alabama and The Department of Communicative Disorders is currently operating on a limited basis. All on-campus events have been postponed or canceled for the time being. I am working […]

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UA Researchers: Speech, Gestures Impact Political Debate Perceptions

In the first 2012 presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, Obama was perceived to have lost the debate based on snap polls and post-debate polling. The national media said Obama lost because he was fatigued, but Dr. Anthony Buhr, an assistant professor of communicative disorders at The University of Alabama, believes there […]

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CD Faculty, Staff Offer Free Hearing Exams with “Hear Here Alabama” truck

The University of Alabama’s department of communicative disorders provided free hearing screenings to students, faculty, and staff on Oct. 13. From 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., the Hear Here Alabama truck was parked behind Gorgas Library. Dr. Marcia Hay-McCutcheon, an auditory expert at UA and associate professor of communicative disorders, said that each screening lasted about 30 seconds. “We put headphones […]

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