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:
The HESP department is thrilled to announce that Dr. Eric Hoover and Eliza Thompson will be joining the department this fall!
Eric Hoover's goal is to develop technologies that remove barriers to communication by applying our understanding of how the auditory system represents complex acoustic environments. He will be joining HESP as an Assistant Professor in Audiology.
Eliza Thompson is a bilingual SLP who decided to pursue a career in academia is to help instill the love and passion she has for the field of communication disorders in future generations of speech pathologists and educators. She will be joining HESP as a Clinical Supervisor in SLP.
Congratulations to Mikayla Abrams (Outstanding Au.D. Student), Sarah Fisher (Outstanding SLP Graduate), Emily Waddington (Outstanding Undergraduate Student), Rosy Lemus-Elkurd and Erica Younkin (Rao Family Award in Memory of Carol Frattali), and Aylssa Giammetta and Logan Fraser (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.
Sign up now for the MCICE Summer Cochlear Implant Intensive Program! The program is geared for children ages 3 to 6 years old who are cochlear implant recipients or are on the path to a cochlear implant.
The program uses a literacy-based, oral language focused curriculum to provide intensive auditory therapy interwoven through fun activities in a classroom setting. This two-week experience provides the opportunity for continued development of speech, language, and auditory skills during summer break from school as well as new social opportunities with their peers.
Introducing a new blog where clinicians and researchers in Communication Sciences and Disorder (CSD) share their interests, curiosities and questions. Brought to you by HESP faculty, this blog seeks to bring a wide range of perspectives and insights into the currents state of hearing, language and speech science. We hope to raise questions and inspire the field to seek new ideas and innovative answers. We hope you will join the conversation! Check out the blog.
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