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Chippenham Hospital

Type of Facility: Hospital

Distance From Campus: 225 miles

Academic/Clinical Prerequisites for Placement at the Facility:

Appropriate coursework in adult neurogenics, motor speech disorders, language disorders, aphasia, dysphagia; minimum of two semesters at Radford University Speech, Language, and Hearing Clinic.

Types of Activities Engaged at the Facility:

Evaluation and treatment of pediatric and adult population, outpatient/inpatient rehabilitation, acute care, modified barium swallow studies, and staff meetings.

Age Range served: birth-geriatric

Number of clients served: 10-12/day

Average # of clock hours earned per term:  320

Disorders served:  aphasia, apraxia of speech, articulation disorders, dysphagia, dysarthria, language disorders, phonological disorders, and voice disorders.

Number of graduate students accepted each semester:  1

Number of practicum days expected per week:  5

Student documentation required:  TB skin test, criminal background check, CPR, transcript, resume, and writing sample