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
Last month, our speech-language graduate students and two clinical supervisors, Alyson Eith and Kim Caul, volunteered at the Dane County Regional Airport at the 2nd annual Wings for All event. Wings for All gives individuals …
The UWSHC’s Hearing Aid Recycling Program was a recent recipient of a generous donation from Epic Systems employees. The HARP provides hearing healthcare and hearing aids to people who cannot otherwise afford them. The program …
Carrie Niziolek, Ph.D., will be speaking at the 110th Anniversary Celebration: MIT Alumni Club of Wisconsin on Saturday, November 2, at 6 PM. Come celebrate creativity, science, and exploration with fellow MIT alumni and their …
CSD Students Receive 2020 Wisconsin Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Association Scholarships
Congratulations to these CSD students who were recently awarded 2020 scholarships through the Wisconsin Speech and Hearing Association (WSHA): Vicki Lord Larson and James R. Larson Research Grant – $2,000 Renee King – UW-Madison Risa …
Last year, UW-Madison Communication Sciences & Disorders Ph.D. candidate Margarethe McDonald spent the year abroad doing a Fulbright U.S. Student grant in Gwangju, South Korea. During her year at Chosun University, she did research about …
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Prosem Lecture: Discourse Marker Use as a Pragmatic Language Endophenotype of ASD: Links to Cognitive Domains and the FMR1 Gene
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.