From the Raleigh News and Observer (March 21): “scientists at UNC-Chapel Hill have been working on new ways to bridge the communication gap with aphasia patients, giving them better tools to help them express themselves and set their own recovery goals.”
From Allied Health Sciences website:
Researchers with the UNC Chapel Hill Program for Early Autism Research, Leadership, and Service (PEARLS) have been awarded a $2.5 million grant from the Institute of Education Sciences to study the efficacy of early intervention for one-year-old children who are at risk for autism.
The UNC Chapel Hill Divsion of Speech and Hearing has been awarded two large grants, one for training (in pediatric audiology) and one for research. See http://www.med.unc.edu/ahs/news/speech-and-hearing-division-awarded-2.1-million-by-us-department-of-education