Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders


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Helping children on the autism spectrum

April 19, 2019

Senior Maci Letsky completed immersive internships during two consecutive summers with Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Aspire, a pediatric specialty program for children on the autism spectrum.

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Dudding honored by CAPCSD

April 18, 2019

Carol Dudding received the Distinguished Contribution Award from the Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CAPCSD) at the April 2019 annual conference.

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CHBS students collaborate on 'I'm Determined' project

April 10, 2019

Each summer, the Partnership for People with Disabilities and the Virginia Department of Education’s (VDOE) ‘I’m Determined’ project holds a Youth and Parent Summit for children with disabilities hosted by JMU.

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Thorne receives NIH travel award

April 4, 2019

Andrew Thorne, a student in the Doctor of Audiology program, received a National Institutes of Health (NIH) travel award to present his research.

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Welcome from the Department Head
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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. We have designed this interactive portal to share with you the many opportunities available to future students, clinicians, teachers, and researchers. Our departmental vision is “we will be recognized for bridging science and clinical practice.”

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