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:
May is “Better Hearing and Speech Month”. In recognition, the UMD Audiology clinic is providing free hearing screenings for the month of May. Call (301) 405-4218 to schedule an appointment.
Take action today! Ignoring a potential hearing loss can lead to feelings of isolation and depression. Getting a hearing test and using professionally fitted hearing aids—when recommended by a hearing healthcare professional—is an important way for people with hearing loss to improve quality of life. Here’s why:
Come learn about the capstone research projects our audiology students have been working on! They will be presenting their posters on Friday, May 5th from 10:00am-12:00pm in Patterson 2124. We hope to see you there!
Audiology doctoral students from the Hearing and Speech Sciences department were invited to participate in the 5th Annual IPE Day sponsored by the Center for Interprofessional Education at the University of Maryland Baltimore. Pre-professional students from several disciplines including nursing, pharmacy, physical therapy, medicine, dentistry, social work and audiology participated in an opening educational session as well as small-group break-out sessions comprised of a representative from each discipline. Case studies and standardized patients were used to facilitate interprofessional collaboration among the pre-professional students in each group to devise a care plan for the patient and his/her family and caregivers.
The Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills (PEERS®) Young Adult Training will take place from Wednesday June, 14, 2017 to Friday June 16, 2017 at the University of Maryland, College Park. The PEERS® program is a new and updated program for young adults, particularly for college students who have a social communication disorder such as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Anxiety Disorder, Depression and other social difficulties. Attendees will be certified to administer PEERS® for Young Adults intervention in clinical settings. Register online today at https://umd-peers-ya.fasttransact.net.