In audiology we've been learning the different disorders which can affect the ear and after learning about noise induced hearing loss we're all going to be turning the volume on our i-pod's down!
Tools of the Trade
These Tracheostomy & Ventilator Swallowing and Speaking Valve are a simple medical device used by tracheostomy and ventilator patients. When placed on the hub of the tracheostomy tube or in-line with the ventilator circuit, the Passy-Muir Valve redirects air flow through the vocal folds, mouth and nose enabling voice and improved communication.
Centralized Learning Space for CSD Students
The Communication Sciences and Disorders program is organized around a contiguous space in the McGowan Center in the northern section of campus, just steps away from the University student center and main dining facility.
Students have access to two computer labs in the McGowan Center. Additional computer labs are located throughout campus.
All CSD faculty members' offices, as well as the department support staff, are centrally located adjacent to the program's classroom and clinical spaces in the McGowan Center.
Speech Science/Assistive Technology Lab
This lab contains the Kay Elemetrics Speech Lab as well as augmentative/alternative communication devices to be utilized by students and clients.
The Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic offers therapeutic and diagnostic speech, language, and hearing services for children and adults within the community.
Student Personal Space
Communication Sciences and Disorders students have their own clinical preparation room. The graduate students have space for private storage within the clinic area for personal and clinic belongings.
These traditional learning spaces are equipped with state of the art audio/video systems and flexible learning environments.
The Atrium Café
Located on the ground floor of the McGowan Center, The Atrium is a convenient, healthy dining option for the busy CSD student.