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
Please join us in congratulating our esteemed colleague and treasured clinical professor Michelle Quinn, CCC-SLP on her retirement! Michelle has been a devoted member of our department since 1991. She has mentored countless clinicians and …
Audra Sterling, Ph.D., recently had the work of Research in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Lab (RIDDL) featured in the Wisconsin State Journal. The article showcases their work focused on assessing and treating language development in children with …
Natalie Pahapill, a member of the Ciucci Laboratory, was recently featured in an article from the Wisconsin State Journal showcasing her research work focused on Parkinson’s disease. Her work involves brain and behavior relationships and uses …
This summer, the UWSHC will be offering expressive language teletherapy using the Expanding Expressions Toolkit (EET). If your child would benefit from supports related to defining, describing, and expressing themselves verbally or in writing, contact …
Congratulations to the UW-Madison doctor of audiology, master’s in speech-language pathology, and undergraduate graduates! It was great to celebrate your accomplishments in our virtual graduation ceremonies this weekend. You will go on to do great things!
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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.