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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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New CHBS Building Provides Endless Opportunities

November 10, 2015

The College of Health and Behavioral Sciences, including Communications Sciences and Disorders, will be moving into a state-of-the-art building in the summer of 2016.

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Hope For Autism

Sep 7, 2015

Area families discover innovative treatment programs and a network of support at JMU. Learn more about the work being done with autistic children in the Pediatric Occupational Therapy Clinic at JMU.

PHOTO: Sarah  McClementsCSD Professor Christy Ludlow Featured on Voice of Scholarship

July 14, 2015

Part of the Voices of Scholarship Series at JMU, Dr. Ludlow discusses her fascinating research into the way that the human brain controls swallowing.

PHOTO: Teresa DruliaDrulia Awarded CAPSCD Ph.D. Research Scholarship

May 7, 2015

Teresa Drulia, a Ph.D. candidate in the field of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) at JMU, has been awarded the Council for Academic Programs in CSD (CAPCSD) Ph.D. Research Scholarship.


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    Thanksgiving break no classes held
  • December 14 - 18
    Final examinations
  • Saturday, December 19
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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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