Research & Advocacy to Eliminate Stuttering

Professor Barry Guitar is part researcher, part clinician and part evangelist for a form of speech therapy that he believes could be as effective as it is controversial in America and Europe.

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Connecting Liberal Arts, Health, and Education

Communication sciences and disorders majors at UVM study the form and structure of speech and language, and how speech and language skills are learned, produced, perceived and understood. We offer the only program in the state of Vermont that prepares students to become speech-language pathologists (SLPs).

Unique to our department is the degree of cooperative work undertaken by students and faculty in the study and practice of basic and clinical sciences and in their application to people in need of help with communication, the most human of all behaviors.

Transfer Student Information Sessions

Transfer student information sessions are open to UVM students and students from outside of the university interested in transferring into any of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences undergraduate majors.

Graduate Program Information Sessions

Potential applicants to the Communication Sciences and Disorders Master of Science Degree Program are invited to attend an information session during the fall semester.

The Eleanor M. Luse Center for Communication

UVM's Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders features an on-campus speech-language pathology and audiology clinic, which serves as a primary training center for graduate students. The Eleanor M. Luse Center for Communication: Speech, Language, and Hearing offers services to children and adults and is supervised by clinical faculty who hold the Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).