The mission of the Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences is to provide the highest level of education, research, and service in communication sciences and disorders. Our award-winning faculty achieve this through:
Are you interested in taking pre-requisite classes to apply for graduate programs in speech-language pathology or audiology? UMD’s Hearing and Speech in the Evening program (HESPIE) offers classes during convenient evening hours. This post-baccalaureate program can be completed over the course of 16 months. Applications for Fall 2017 are due on August 1. For more information, visit: https://oes.umd.edu/…/post-ba…/hearing-speech-evening-hespie
D.C.-area business owner, artist and activist credits HESP faculty member with helping him overcome lifelong struggle with stuttering
Andy Shallal is a man with many titles: restauranteur, artist, activist, philanthropist, community leader, just to name a few. Most people in the Washington, D.C. region know him as the proprietor of the popular restaurant/bookstore/performance venue Busboys and Poets.However, Shallal also wants people to know him as a person who stutters. In fact, he makes it a point to call attention to it when delivering speeches in front of crowds, which he does often.
Congratulations to the Class of 2017 for their accomplishments! Andy Shallal, Founder and CEO of Busboys and Poets, spoke at an evening ceremony in the Memorial Chapel. Check our commencement page for photos and award details!
Congratulations to Mary Barrett (Outstanding Au.D. Student), Isabel Martin (Outstanding SLP Graduate), Jourdan Richards (Outstanding Undergraduate Student), Nisha Sharma (Rao Family Award in Memory of Carol Frattali), and Dayna Gager (Karin E.Young Memorial Award). These students were recognized at the Hearing and Speech Department commencement ceremony for their clinical and academic excellence and outstanding participation in research.
At Maryland, top clinicians and researchers work together, providing you with the best evidence-based therapy and diagnostics.
We work with all hearing aid manufacturers; so we can help you find the very best devices for your needs.
As a not-for-profit clinic, we devote a great deal of time to providing free or low-cost services to the less fortunate in the community; by supporting our clinic, you are also supporting these efforts.