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Summer Job Opportunity

If you are looking for a summer job, and would like to gain experience working with children in an inclusive setting please see the information below.

Job Description:

Make a difference.Have fun.Earn money. Competitive Wages.Do rewarding work.Have weekends off! Hanover County Parks and Recreation(just north of Richmond, VA) is seeking dynamic and motivated persons to work at its summer day camps. The camps are inclusion programs for children with and without disabilities. The department is seeking individuals to work as Therapeutic Recreation Aides/Inclusion CoachRecreation Aides and Recreation Supervisors to help all children participate in this inclusion-based program. For more details and other information, please visit: If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact Bob Fankhauser at 804-365-7150.
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Peer Advising Office Hour-Finals Week

Hello all!

I will be only having one office hour during finals week. I will be holding it during my normal time on Wednesday's from 11:00am-12:00pm at the front desk of BS 1027. If you are unable to make it to that time, or have questions over winter break, please feel free to email them to me at

Good luck on finals week everyone and have a great break!:)

Kimberly LaVacca, Peer Advisor

Attention Juniors!


If you have an extra one to two hours a week next semester, consider volunteering as a TA to help students in CSD 209. It requires a good understanding of the course material and a commitment of one hour per week with the students, and 30 to 45 minutes per week with the other TAs and Dr. DePaolis. If interested contact Dr. DePaolis ( or stop by his office (1012 HBS).

Article on Advice for Students Applying to Grad School Fall 2019

Hello all! Below is an article that has some advice on tips and tricks to consider when applying to graduate school. It is written by an Online Graduate SLP student here at JMU. Please consider reading, it may help you have some piece of mind during this process!


More on the Author:
Jessica Kauffman is an online MS SLP student at James Madison University. She's currently completing her final clinical placement in a Seattle-area private practice. Following her Clinical Fellowship year, she plans to pursue a PhD with focus on Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Second Senior Grad School Session Fall 2019

Attention CSD Seniors!

I will be holding the second information session next Tuesday, October 15th at 12:45 about all things Grad School! Please come to SSC 4042 if you have any questions, or need clarfications. If you attended the first session, please feel free to come to this one if you still want to ask questions!

I will be covering topics from How to pick schools, to formatting resumes.

Have a great weekend and see you there!

Kimberly LaVacca, Peer Advisors

NSSLHA Grad Night Fall 2019

Hello all!

NSSLHA will be hosting their Grad Night tonight at 7pm! It will be located at HBS 1051, and Dr. Timler and Dr. Rout will be attending to talk about applying to grad school. This is will be a great opportunity to learn about the application process from two professors!

Senior Grad School Info Session Fall 2019

Attention CSD Seniors

I will be holding an information session next Tuesday, October 1st at 12:30 about all things Grad School!  Please come out to Group Study Room A in SSC if you have any questions or just want comfort that there are a lot of people who most likely have the same questions as you!

I will be covering topics from How to pick schools, to formating resumes.

There will also be a second Info Session on Tuesday, October 15th if you are unable to make this one!

Have a great day and hope to see you there!

Kimberly LaVacca, Peer Advisor