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Communication Sciences and Disorders

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Welcome to the Division of Communication Sciences and Disorders.

We are pleased to offer both outstanding professional and research training through bachelor, master, and doctoral degrees. Our faculty is dedicated to exploring the science of human speech, hearing and language as well as seeking new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat various communication disorders.

Public Meeting Announcement

Master of Arts Speech-Language Pathology and Doctor of Clinical Audiology

Invitation to a Public Meeting during the Reaccreditation Site Visit of the Division of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Ohio University by the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) in Audiology and SpeechLanguage Pathology.

 Monday, Feb. 18, 2019

4:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

Ohio University Inn, Wilson Room, 331 Richland Avenue, Athens, OH 45701

As part of the reaccreditation process for Master of Arts Speech-Language Pathology and Doctor of Clinical Audiology programs the CAA is seeking comments from the public during its Feb. 18-19, 2019 site visit to Ohio University.

The Division of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) at Ohio University invites all interested parties (for example, practicum supervisors, current and former students, employers, members of Ohio University’s academic community, and members of the general public including recipients of clinical services in any partner organizations) to a Public Meeting during its upcoming reaccreditation site visit. The Public Meeting is at 4:45 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019, in the Wilson Room at the Ohio University Inn, 331 Richland Avenue, Athens, OH 45701.  

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with members of the accreditation site visit team to provide personal observations and experiences related to the Master of Arts Speech-language Pathology and/or Doctor of Clinical Audiology programs’ compliance with the CAA’s accreditation standards.

Interested parties may either attend this meeting to provide oral or written testimony to the site visit team, or may provide comments to the Council on Academic Accreditation prior to the site visit. Written comments provided prior to the site visit must be submitted to the Council on Academic Accreditation no later than Jan. 25, 2019. All written testimony must include the commenter’s name, address, telephone number, and the commenter’s relationship to Ohio University Division of Communication Sciences and Disorders.

All written comments must be signed and submitted to: Accreditation Public Comment Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech‐Language Pathology (CAA) American Speech‐Language‐Hearing Association, 2200 Research Blvd., #310 Rockville, MD 20850. Written comments can also be faxed (301‐296‐8570) or emailed (accreditation@asha.org) to the CAA.

A copy of the CAA’s Standards for Accreditation and Policy on Public Comments can be obtained by contacting the Accreditation Office at the address above, by calling ASHA’s Action Center at 1-800‐498‐2071, or by accessing these documents online at: http://caa.asha.org/programs/call-for-public-comments/

Interested parties may also contact Dr. James Montgomery, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, associate director of the Division of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Ohio University for more information (phone: 740-593-1412 email: montgoj1@ohio.edu).

To request an ASL interpreter or other accommodation to attend this event, please contact Teresa M. Tyson-Drummer, Administrative Coordinator for CSD at tyson-dr@ohio.eu or 740-593-0309 no later than February 4, 2019.

The Division of Communication Sciences and Disorders 

Ohio University's Communication Sciences and Disorders program offers both outstanding professional and research training through bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. Our faculty is dedicated to exploring the science of human speech, hearing and language as well as seeking new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat various communication disorders. 

The division’s undergraduate program in communication sciences and disorders is one of the largest in the United States, and its graduate programs in speech-language pathology and audiology are consistently ranked among the best in the nation. We achieved our reputation through a unique curriculum that combines classroom study, laboratory work and clinical experiences and service learning opportunities — often in conjunction with students in other disciplines within the college and the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine. Our graduates leave with a sound understanding of the anatomical and theoretical underpinnings of our field, as well as many hours of hands-on application in a multidisciplinary setting that closely resembles the modern healthcare workplace. 

Why Choose Ohio University? 

  • A diverse and distinguished academic and clinical faculty 
  • Access to state-of-the-art clinical, research and educational facilities 
  • High acceptance rate for undergraduates into graduate programs 
  • Highly respected, nationally recognized graduate professional training 
  • Strong focus on clinical experience in multidisciplinary settings 
  • Observational and service experience in on-campus Hearing, Speech and Language Clinic

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