The Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences Department offers a comprehensive program accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) that explores the normal and disordered processes of human communication. The curriculum includes studies on a variety of communication disorders and clinical procedures and is complemented by the Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic on campus – which includes a Regional Assistive Technology Center and an Auditory Processing Disorders Clinic, and provides a real-world setting for students to gain hands-on clinical practice experience.
Students have the opportunity to participate in valuable educational activities and community service events through the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association in conjunction with Sertoma (SERvice TO Mankind), a local organization that promotes better speech and hearing in the community. The program prepares students for admission to graduate level study of speech-language pathology or audiology, or to pursue careers in hearing conservation, education of the hearing impaired, and other related areas.
Mari Beth Plankers, M.S., CCC-SLP and Rachel Stotts, M.S., CCC-SLP submitted a grant application to the “Dille Fund for Excellence” to develop a Sensory Integration (SI) Resource Center in the SLHS Clinic. Sensory integration (SI) and intervention has been used for the treatment of numerous individuals with a wide range of learning and developmental challenges. [...]
The Fargo/Moorhead Chapter of the National Stuttering Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to the support of people who stutter and provides a safe and friendly atmosphere for people who stutter, and those affected by stuttering. Monthly chapter meetings are held on the MSUM campus in the Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences department located in Murray Hall. Spring [...]
Nov. 14-16, the following students and faculty presented research at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association convention in Chicago: Nancy Paul and Mary Drake, faculty *Issues Related to Community Memory Screenings Richard Adler with the following graduate student researchers: -Arica Flach, * Certified Nursing Assistants’ Knowledge of Swallowing Disorders for Assistance to SLPs -Gretta Hjelseth, * University [...]
Free memory and hearing screenings, Tuesday, Nov. 19 at Murray Hall from 10-11 a.m. and from 12:30-2:30 p.m. Memory screenings are for those age 55+. Walk-ins are welcome, or call 218.477.2330 for an appointment.