Communications Sciences and Disorders students participating in UD Summer Aphasia program

Communication Sciences & Disorders

The Communication Sciences & Disorders Department strives to educate the next generation of clinicians and researchers engaged in the management of individuals with communication disorders, to advance our understanding of the nature and management of communication disorders, and to provide high-quality services to individuals with communication disorders. We are a premier innovative center that addresses communication sciences and disorders through multidisciplinary approaches to education, research, and service.

Improv workshop encourages communication for youth with autism: youtube.com/watch?v=_NlZKaBwWmA

OUR PROGRAMS

The Communication Sciences and Disorders Department fosters a unique and unified approach to clinical education and innovative research opportunities, and cultivates collaborative relationships with community, regional, national, and global partners.

SPEECH-LANGUAGE-HEARING CLINIC

 

The UD SLH Clinic exists to train students on how to translate cutting-edge research, into practice – and practice into the next great research findings. Our Clinic is one of a few University Speech-Language-Hearing Clinics nationally to participate in data tracking for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association National Outcomes Measurement System.  Located in the UD STAR Health Sciences Complex, the Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic has 6 treatment rooms and one large group treatment area. Additionally, a wide range of hearing diagnostic services are available in our audiology suite as well.  We are open to the public!

 

UD SLH clinician interacting with child in clinic using props

CSCD News

Latest News
  • University of Delaware graduate Aidan Bradley makes a fist with his new bionic arm equipped with smart technology.

    UD grad using high-tech prosthetics

    September 22, 2022 | Written by Amy Cherry
    A University of Delaware graduate has overcome a life-changing accident. With determination, physical therapy at UD's clinic, and technology from UD's STAR Campus company, Aidan Bradley is now thriving.
  • How pain impacts motor learning

    August 04, 2022 | Written by Amy Cherry
    A physical therapy professor is researching how pain impacts motor learning to improve rehabilitation outcomes for older adults with chronic pain.
  • Advancing Alzheimer's research with a focus on prevention

    August 04, 2022 | Written by Amy Cherry
    The University of Delaware is now home to the new Delaware Center for Cognitive Aging Research. The first-of-its-kind initiative in the region was founded by Christopher Martens, assistant professor in the Kinesiology and Applied Physiology Department and director of the Neurovascular Aging Laboratory, and Matthew Cohen, associate professor in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department, who recognized a dire community need to focus on disease prevention. The center was established with $150,000 in seed funding from the College of Health Sciences Dean's Office.

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