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
Congratulations to Audra Sterling, Ph.D., for being selected for an appointment as a Vilas Associate. The Vilas Associates Competition recognizes new and on-going research of the highest quality and significance. Recipients are chosen competitively by the …
The research efforts of Katie Hustad, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, and Jenny Saffran, Ph.D., were recently featured by the Waisman Center. Both research groups where impacted by COVID-19 but the challenges proved to be an opportunity for …
Registration is open for the WSHA 2021 Virtual Convention! There’s no need to travel to get the great content the convention has been known to offer. This year you can enjoy from the comfort of …
Dr. Katie Hustad Selected as Incoming Editor-in-Chief of American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology
Congratulations to Katie Hustad, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, for being selected as the new editor-in-chief for American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology (AJSLP). She is an ASHA Fellow and has been involved in a variety of leadership activities …
Congratulations to CS&D alumni Cat Kanter and to Wisconsin Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Association (WSHA) president Sarah Marshall on being selected as American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)’s 2020 Distinguished Early Career Professionals! The ECP Certificate is …
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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.