The mission of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is to develop professionals who are ethical, knowledgeable, skillful and capable of working independently and in collaboration with clients, families and other professionals. The commitment of the department to this mission is reflected in the undergraduate liberal arts and sciences requirements; in the academic coursework in normal and abnormal development and behavior across the human life span; in coursework that engenders awareness of issues in culturally diverse populations; in human communication disorders, and in diagnostic and treatment methodologies; in clinical practicum requirements; and in coursework teaching research skills that support lifelong learning. Learn More about the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders »

Announcements

Meet Me in Philly Postcard

If you are heading to Philadelphia to attend ASHA this year, please make sure you stop by our table in the career section of the Exhibit Hall. Ms. Arndt, Dr. Davis, Dr. Flora, Dr. Millar and Dr. Park will be presenting and manning our table. We would love to see you! We will be recruiting faculty and potential graduate students, and we would really enjoy meeting up with alumni! Let us know now if you will be attending so we can be sure to meet.

On Oct. 24-25, 2016, the Radford University Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (COSD) will be hosting a Site Visit team from the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) in Speech-Language Pathology to review our graduate program for reaccreditation. The Radford community is invited to a PUBLIC MEETING for the opportunity to address the Site Visit team. Click here for more details on the public meeting.

News

  1. Radford COSD faculty and students host full RiteCare© summer schedule to enhance children's literacy and language skills »

    7/5/2016

    To cap the 2016 RiteCare© Clinics' summer of helping children develop and enhance their communication and literacy skills, almost 150 children, family members, area Scottish Rite Freemasons and Radford student clinicians joined Provost Joseph Scartelli for a celebration.

  2. Radford COSD faculty and students host full RiteCare© summer schedule to enhance children's literacy and language skills »

    6/3/2016

    Beginning June 6, Radford’s Department of Communications Sciences and Disorders (COSD) and the Scottish Rite Foundation will host four clinics in the Waldron Hall to help children develop and enhance their communication and literacy skills.

  3. Joggin For Your Noggin' 5k on tap for March 19 »

    3/11/2016

    On March 19, join brain injury survivors for a work out in the fresh air in support of Brain Injury Services of Southwest Virginia (BISSWVA).

  4. Interdisciplinary Symposium builds teamwork across disciplines »

    11/12/2015

    A single wounded warrior was the focus of almost 200 students and faculty during the Waldron College of Health and Human Services’ Interprofessional Education and Practice Symposium held in Heth Hall on Nov. 6.

  5. Waldron College names 2015-16 class of ambassadors »

    10/12/2015

    Eleven students have been named ambassadors of the Waldron College of Health and Human Services (WCHHS) for 2015–16.

  6. COSD class of 2015 posts perfect certification exam pass rate results »

    9/15/2015

    The Spring 2015 graduates of the Radford University Communication Science and Disorders program have added additional luster to the department’s reputation for excellence.

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