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SHC: Speech and Hearing Center

Description:  The Louisiana Tech University Speech and Hearing Center, administered by the Department of Speech, is housed in Robinson Hall. Clinical services are provided during each quarter of the nine-month academic year; referrals for services are accepted from all sources. Graduate students-in-training, under the direct supervision of program faculty who have the appropriate professional state license and national certification, provide the clinical services. In addition to providing support for the university, college, and departmentís mission, the primary mission of the Speech and Hearing Center is to serve as the principal clinical training site for the programís graduate students in speech-language pathology and audiology. To fulfill this mission, the Speech and Hearing Center (a) provides appropriate and directly supervised clinical practicum experiences for students entering the discipline of human communication sciences and disorders; (b) provides comprehensive and direct diagnostic, habilitative, and rehabilitative services to individuals across the life span from diverse language, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds who have disorders of speech, language, swallowing, hearing, and cognitive aspects of communication; (c) promotes practices for the prevention of communication, swallowing, and hearing disorders; (d) serves a consultative and collaborative role for exchange of information among persons and organizations concerned with human communication, with special reference to speech, language, and hearing; and (e) provides opportunities for research activities that enhance knowledge about human communication processes and disorders.
Web Site:  http://www.latech.edu/speech/speech_and_hearing_center.shtml
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