Helping people communicate through world-class education, research, treatment, and outreach.
Our nationally and internationally recognized faculty educate incoming students to become clinicians, scientists, and teachers of the future. Our top-ranked programs in speech-language pathology and audiology offer a variety of didactic and hands-on educational opportunities, so graduates are fully prepared for the rigors of the profession.
Our faculty perform cutting-edge research that has clear health relevance. Faculty have been issued patents, created spin-off companies, and developed technology that benefits people in Wisconsin and the nation.
Comprehensive and Affordable Clinical Care
Our faculty and staff run the UW Speech and Hearing Clinic, which offers evaluation and treatment of communication disorders. The clinic serves Wisconsin residents across the lifespan, and offers low-cost services and partial scholarships for individuals and families in need.
Our faculty and students provide outreach services and consulting, often at no cost, to families, school systems, and other organizations in need.
News & Events
Welcome to our new Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) and Master’s in Speech-Language Pathology (M.S. SLP) students! Welcome to this fantastic group, and welcome to ALL students who are joining us this fall. We are so …
CSD Students Receive 2020-21 Wisconsin Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Association Scholarships and Research Grants
Congratulations to these CSD students who were recently awarded 2020-21 scholarships and research grants through the Wisconsin Speech and Hearing Association (WSHA): Vicki Lord Larson and James R. Larson Research Grant – $2,000 Alexander Foote, …
Lauren O’Neil Selected for the American Academy of Audiology Foundation Jerry Northern Scholarship in Pediatric Audiology
Third year Au.D. student Lauren O’Neil recently received the $10,000 Jerry Northern Scholarship in Pediatric Audiology from the American Academy of Audiology Foundation. This prestigious scholarship is awarded to audiology graduate students with a special …
Dysphagia Care Across the Continuum: A Multidisciplinary Dysphagia Research Society Taskforce Report of Service‑Delivery During the COVID‑19 Global Pandemic
The Dysphagia Research Society task force recently published a paper concerning the impact of COVID-19 on the care of patients with swallowing disorders (dysphagia). UW-Madison faculty contributed to this paper – Nadine Connor (CSD faculty; …
Congratulations to fourth year Au.D. Maddie Olson for being selected as the 2020 American Academy of Audiology Judith Blumsack Scholarship recipient. Maddie is currently in her fourth year externship at the Hines VA Hospital in …
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Audiology Takes on Rural Noise
UWSHC audiologists and Au.D. students travel to rural Wisconsin each summer for a unique goal: to prevent hearing loss at the Tomah Truck and Tractor Pull. Tractor pulls are motorsports with powerful, modified engines, and they are LOUD!
The UWSHC provides the hearing and middle ear screenings for over 1,000 children who attend Reach Dane each year. The clinic also provides speech and language screenings for children whose teachers have identified speech or language concerns.
The Wisconsin Infant and Children’s Statewide Hearing program provides hearing instruments for a six month period to newly identified deaf and hard of hearing children who are not Medicaid eligible and don't have other hearing aid insurance coverage.