To be the national leader for treatment, training and research in communication disorders.
Three-Part Mission: Treatment, Training and Research
To transform the lives of those with communication disorders by providing outstanding, leading-edge clinical services, conducting meaningful and innovative basic and applied research into new treatments and technologies, and training the next generation of caring clinical providers.
- We provide more than 40,000 clinical services, including evaluation and treatment, to 4,000 children and adults annually.
- We offer intervention services for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder.
- Our cochlear implant program treats children who are deaf.
- We provide a variety of other hearing services for children and adults.
- Speech and language therapy helps children with articulation and motor speech disorders, delayed language, feeding disorders and stuttering, and helps adults with cognitive-communication impairments and stuttering.
- Graduate programs in audiology and speech-language pathology rank in the top 4% of U.S. programs in a U.S. News & World Report survey.
- Our speech-language pathology graduate program is the nation’s largest.
- Internationally respected scientists conduct advanced research that forwards the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of speech, language and hearing disorders.
- Many of the ongoing research projects are funded through the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation.