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PHOTO: Carol DuddingCarol Dudding chairs CAPCSD appointed task force

August 13, 2018

The Board of the Council for Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CAPCSD) recently announced the availability of a guide entitled, “Best Practices in Healthcare Simulations in Communication Sciences and Disorders”. This guide was completed by an appointed CAPCSD task force, chaired by Dudding. Members also included David Brown, Julie Estis, Carol Szymanski, and Richard Zraick.

PHOTO: Vicki Reed

Reed awarded Honors of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

July 23, 2018

Dr. Vicki Reed, Professor Emeritus and former Academic Unit Head of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at JMU, will be awarded Honors of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

PHOTO: Chelsea WoodardWoodard named to post on NSSLHA executive council

July 17, 2018

Chelsea Woodard, a student in the online master’s program in speech-language pathology, was recently named Vice President for Academic Affairs of the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) executive council.

PHOTO:Erin Clinard

CSD student receives $20,000 scholarship

April 23, 2018

Communication sciences and disorders (CSD) doctoral candidate, Erin Clinard, has been awarded a $20,000 scholarship by the Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CAPCSD).

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PHOTO: Cindy OdonoghueWelcome to the James Madison University Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders! We are delighted that you are interested in our programs of study. We have designed this interactive portal to share with you the many opportunities available to future students, clinicians, teachers, and researchers. More >
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