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 Helen Vrdelis, graduate student in the MS-SLP program, for representing American Sign Language in the UW-Madison Chancellor’s 2018 Holiday Card! Chancellor Blank’s Website
Using both ears to hear increases speech recognition and improves sound localization. In essence, it helps you to identify a friend’s voice so you can follow her amusing anecdote over the din of a cocktail …
John and Anne Oros are making a $10 million commitment to the university’s All Ways Forward campaign. The gift will benefit the Wisconsin School of Business, the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, the School …
Last month, our speech-language graduate students, undergraduates, and two clinical professors volunteered at the Dane County Regional Airport at the Wings for All event! Wings for All gives individuals with developmental disabilities a “dress rehearsal” …
Sriram Boothalingam Receives American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation New Century Scholars Research Grant
Congratulations to Sriram Boothalingam, Ph.D., FAAA, on receiving a 2018 American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation New Century Scholars Research Grant for his project “One Stone, Three Birds: A Concurrent Clinical Test of Cochlear, Middle Ear Muscle Reflex, …
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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.