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Walk to End Alzheimer's

Walk to End Alzheimer's

The EKU NSSLHA student group is participating in the Walk to End Alzheimer's on Sept. 25 and we need your help to support the Alzheimer's Association!

Speech-Language Pathology Study Abroad Class in London, England

Winter Term 2021-2022: December 2021 – January 2022

Lyndsey Horn chosen as 2021 EKU College of Education Outstanding Senior

Lyndsey Horn: 2021 EKU College of Education Outstanding Senior

Lyndsey Horn is the 2021 EKU College of Education Outstanding Senior. Lyndsey is a communication sciences and disorders major from Inez, Kentucky in Martin County. After graduation, she plans to continue her education in EKU’s speech pathology graduate program.

CSD Graduate Program Spotlight

Students performing endoscopic evaluation

Founded in 1969, the program in Communication Disorders was one of the first training programs in EKU’s Department of Special Education. The graduate program in Communication Disorders was established in 1978 and has been accredited since 1984 by the Council of Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Preschool Partnership

Graduate students in the Communication Disorders program at EKU are partnering with a local preschool to provide speech-language-hearing screenings and classroom based intervention services.  After completing the speech-language-hearing screenings, graduate students planned whole-group lessons targeting the specific deficits found on the screenings.

$50,000 in Scholarships awarded to Communication Disorder Students

Scottish Rite Recipients

The Scottish Rite Foundation recently awarded scholarships to twelve graduate students in the College of Education’s Communication Disorders Graduate P

U.S. News and World Report Rankings 2021

US News Rankings

The Communication Disorders graduate program at Eastern Kentucky University is ranked (again) among the best graduate programs in speech-language pathology!  

EKU Students in National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association Walk for Apraxia

EKU students complete Walk for Apraxia

EKU’s team of 15 undergraduate students representing the EKU Chapter of the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSSLHA) participated in the Walk for Apraxia recently. The virtual Walk for Apraxia allowed students and faculty to work together from their own homes and communities to raise money and awareness.

EKU Communication Disorders Program Provides Telepractice

Graduate student Taylor Garrison providing telepractice services

Amidst the Covid-19 closures on campus and around the country, the Eastern Kentucky University Communication Disorders program continues to provide speech-language therapy services to the community.  Using Zoom technology, graduate students and their nationally-certified clinical supervisors, have been able to connect with clients in new ways through telepractice.

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