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 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.
On Wednesday, March 29th, Dr. Hanin Karawani will give a talk titled "Auditory perceptual learning in adults with and without age-related hearing loss." Come join us in LeFrak Room 2208 from 12:00PM - 1:00PM!
The Karin E. Young Memorial Endowment is a scholarship award for students majoring in Hearing and Speech Sciences who intend to pursue a career in audiology. Karin E. Young (M.A. HESP ’89) passed away suddenly on January 17, 2015. Karin and her family are members of the Terrapin family. To honor and remember Karin, her family has established The Karin E. Young Memorial Endowment for Hearing and Speech Sciences. This year's application is due by March 27th, 2017.
A college student’s worst nightmare: recognizing their true “calling” after it is far too late to abandon their current field of study. However, for those who may have realized late in the game that they wanted to pursue a degree in either speech language pathology or audiology, there is hope yet: The Department of Hearing and Speech Science (HESP) just launched its Hearing and Speech in the Evening (HESPIE) post-baccalaureate, non-degree program this past fall, with an initial cohort of 25 students.