The Speech-Language-Hearing Applied Laboratory
The Speech-Language-Hearing Applied Laboratory is part of the university's teaching, research and community services programs.
- It provides quality hearing, speech, and language clinical services to adults and children with communication disorders
- It supports research into communication disorders and clinical education of students
- It provides opportunities for supervised, quality clinical practicum experiences for speech-language pathology and audiology graduate students
- It serves as resource to the professions and to the local community through its various consulting services
In the Laboratory, as many as 60 children and adults who have a wide range of communication difficulties are served each week. Examples of some of the services and communication difficulties are:
- speech/articulation/phonology problems
- hearing problems
- child language impairments
- hearing aid needs and problem solving
- stuttering problems
- voice disorders
- neurological impairment and brain damage
- auditory processing difficulties
- accents, pronunciation, limited English proficiency, and intelligibility difficulties
- reading difficulties
- developmental disability
- noise-induced hearing losses
- communication problems related to autism
- augmentative & alternative communication needs
- developmental dyspraxia
Students, faculty, staff and persons served in the applied lab are treated in a non-discriminatory manner-that is, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, participation restriction, age, sexual orientation, or status as a parent. The institution and program comply with all applicable laws, regulations, and executive orders pertaining thereto.
- December 8-12
- December 13
Commencement begins at 10 a.m. in the Convocation Center.
- January 12
Classes meet as scheduled
- January 19
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
Classes do not meet.
- March 9-13