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Grad Students Learning Through Virtual World

Graduate programs including Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD), Nursing, Occupational Therapy (OT), and Physician's Assistant (PA) joined together to host the Virtual Interprofessional Clinic in the virtual reality platform SecondLife last year.

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News Flash! Our alumnae took two of the ten coveted spots for the Dysphagia Research Society Early Investigator Mentorship Program! Read More

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Gerontology minor makes difference

April 26, 2017

JMU social work's gerontology minor (GERN) attracts a diverse population of students from communication sciences and disorders (CSD), health sciences (HS) and other students interested in working with the elderly population.

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Ruth Symposium continues to be a success for CSD department

December 6, 2016

Held October 14 -15 the 2016 Ruth Symposium included world-renowned speakers and presentations from practicing audiologists, JMU professors and students.

PHOTO: Dr. Lincoln GrayCSD professor awarded rare second Fulbright

October 25, 2016

Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) professor Dr. Lincoln Gray will be traveling to Mumbai this winter break and next summer to continue his research on oral and breast cancer metastases.

PHOTO: Harley WheelerJMU Opens Doors for Harley Wheeler

April 27, 2016

Harley Wheeler (16) has made a name for himself at James Madison University through his involvement in the Department of Communications Sciences and Disorders.

PHOTO: Carol DuddingDudding Selected for Distinguished Fellowship for SLP

April 22, 2016

Each year, the National Academies of Practice (NAP) inducts Distinguished Fellows from various disciplines who have had significant achievements in education or research that contributed to their practice.


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    Spring Break
    Classes do not meet
  • May 4-6
    Commencement Ceremonies
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Welcome from Communication Sciences & Disorders

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Welcome to the James Madison University Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders! We are delighted that you are interested in our programs of study. More >

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