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Nova Southeastern University Uses Art Therapy to Help Patients Regain Speech

Nova Southeastern University’s Speech Language Pathology center is using art therapy to help patients regain speech after a stroke and other conditions, such as aphasia, that affect their ability to speak. In a recent interview with ABC Local 10, Wren S. Newman, SLP.D., CCC-SLP, chair and assistant professor, Speech Language…

NSU’s $200 Million Commitment from Patel Family Foundation Covered in Multiple Media Stories

On Monday, September 25th, Nova Southeastern University announced the largest gift in the university’s history. The commitment from The Patel Family Foundation includes a $50 million gift and an additional $150 million real estate and facility investment in a 325,000 square-foot medical education complex that will be part of NSU’s…

Aphasia: Loss of Language

Aphasia is a communication disorder that affects people’s ability to use or understand words. In a recent interview with IVANHOE News, Fred DiCarlo, Ed.D., assistant professor and clinical supervisor, NSU’s department of Speech and Language Pathology, said, “Aphasia is basically the loss of language.” The disorder is more common in older…

NSU Employee is Good Samaritan After Tragic Airport Incident

Friday, January 6, 2017 turned tragic when a lone gunman shot at innocent people at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, leaving several people dead or wounded. The incident displaced thousands of people, many of whom were separated from their belongings in a foreign city. Wren Newman, SLP.D., CCC-SLP, chair of…