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Ryals Granted Highest Honor by ASHA

Dr. Brenda Ryals, a professor of audiology in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, was awarded the Honors of the Association, the highest honor given by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).

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illustration of graduate bottleneckCSD Professor Authors Cover Story for ASHA Leader

January 5, 2015

CSD Professor, Carol Dudding, wrote an article for the January 2015 edition of The ASHA Leader addressing innovative solutions to the increasing shortage of graduate program slots in speech-language pathology or audiology.

PHOTO: Kathleen StewartCSD Student Named to CAA All-Academic Team

December 12, 2014

CSD Student Kathleen Stewart , a junior runner on the James Madison cross country team, was named to the Colonial Athletic Association All-Academic Team, the league office announced Wednesday.

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Faculty Profile: Yingjiu Nie

December 8, 2014

Dr. Yingjiu Nie, an assistant professor in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD), is pursuing new ways to break barriers in audiology.

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Speech-Language-Hearing Applied Lab Serves Community

November 14, 2014

According to Director of Clinical Education Dr. Stacey Pavelko, the Speech-Language-Hearing Applied Laboratory (SLHAL) has been the “best kept secret” in the JMU community – until now.


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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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