Serving People with Special Needs
Individuals interested in Special Education can obtain endorsement in Mild/Moderate, Autism or Severe Disabilities, Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Visual Impairments or Early Childhood Special Education. We have fine Undergraduate Programs and Graduate Programs and distance education offerings as well.
Our Speech-Language Pathology program is rated in the top 5% of programs in the country. Students in these programs enjoy a balance of research and clinical practice, a diverse client load, caring faculty and staff, and a variety of clinical experiences. (SLPs are ranked among Best Jobs in America by Money Magazine.)
U.S. News and World Report proclaims Audiologists to be in the top 25 Best
Careers. The department's Audiology program is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation
in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.
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Cynthia Cress has been awarded a new NIH grant (through the National Institute on Deafness And Other Communication Disorders) totaling nearly $1 million for Infant Assessment of Early Communication Risk Factors. The Phase II STTR grant will allow Cynthia and colleagues to further develop and evaluate an infant communication assessment tool that Cynthia developed to identify infants at risk for communication disorders. Brookes Publishing is the business collaborator on the project.Kristin Duppong Hurley and Michael Epstein have been awarded a $3.2 million research grant from the Institute of Educational Sciences with the Department of Education for the evaluation of Parent Connectors, an innovative parent-to-parent intervention developed to support the families of middle-school youth with emotional disturbance.
Call our Speech-Language and
Hearing Clinic (402) 472-2071