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 Ruth Litovsky, Ph.D., for being elected chair of Communication Sciences and Disorders. Ruth began her term as chair on June 1, 2019. Please see Chair’s message at: https://csd.wisc.edu/chairs-message/
Congratulations to Susan Ellis Weismer, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, on being selected as a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science (APS). Fellow status is awarded to APS members who have made sustained outstanding contributions to the …
Today is the first day of orientation for our new Au.D. and SLP graduate students! We love this time of year. Welcome to all University of Wisconsin-Madison new and returning students!
Kimberly Mueller, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, recently presented at 2019 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) in Los Angeles, California. Dr. Mueller presented on the research performed in the Cognitive-Communication in Aging and Neurogenic Disorders Laboratory (CCANDL) on …
Congratulations to Lauren Dillard, Au.D., on receiving a partial travel scholarship from the International Evoked Response Audiometry Study Group. She will present a talk called “The use of auditory evoked responses in measuring ototoxic damage …
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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.