News & Events

Neuroanatomy Refresher: From Bench to Bedside Course
UBC Department of Physical Therapy are offering a Neuroanatomy Refresher course on October 27 and 28, 2018. The interdisciplinary, continuing education course is suitable for all clinicians interested in neuroscience and rehabilitation, including speech-language pathologists. Read More >

Learning to provide better care for deaf and hard of hearing
On May 14th, at the Western Institute for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (WIDHH), 16 students from across disciplines (including audiology and speech-language pathology) attended the first introductory workshop on providing better care for the deaf and hard of hearing. Read More >

Join our post-surgical dysphagia workshop on 20th June!
Visiting scientist Dr. Camilla Dawson will be facilitating a workshop at the School on: "post-surgical dysphagia: innovating clinical management and the science behind its implementation." Read More >

“It took a while to understand how lucky I was to be Métis”
Our recent graduate Lareina Abbott talks about her Métis background and culture in a recent article published by the Globe and Mail. Read More >

May is Speech and Hearing Month!
Each year, Speech-Language & Audiology Canada (SAC) dedicates the month of May to raising public awareness about communication health. Find out how you can get involved in helping to spread the important message! Read More >

The next News for SASS Clinical Educators newsletter is out
We are pleased to announce that the latest issue of our newsletter is out. Click the link blow to read about what’s new with UBC SASS.   Read More >

The Nature of Things: SASS Research in the Spotlight
CBC-TV recently replayed an episode of ‘The Nature of Things’ in which our very own Dr. Tony Herdman and his PhD student Osamu Takai can be found demonstrating brain recordings to sound. The episode, entitled “Sonic Magic: The Wonder and Science of Sound” was originally aired in July 2016. Read More >

Come attend Lareina Abbott’s Master’s thesis presentation
We are delighted to invite you to Lareina Abbott’s M.Sc thesis oral defense on Wednesday 9th May at 11:00am in the Friedman Building, Room 355. Read More >

Clinical Faculty Awards
Congratulations to our three deserving Clinical Faculty Award winners: Devon McConnachie, Holly Plunkett and Sandra Baker! Every year, UBC School of Audiology and Speech Sciences (SASS) recognizes members of its clinical faculty who demonstrate excellence in and commitment to the clinical education of students. Read More >

New Website for Clinical Educator Community of Practice (CoP)
We are excited to announce that we have a new website dedicated to Clinical Educators up and running! Developed as a ‘one-stop shop’ for externship-related information and materials, it will be populated in the months ahead with items that assist our clinical educator community. Read More >