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Smyth County Community Hospital

Type of Facility: Hospital, nursing home, outpatient clinic, home health

Distance From Campus: 66 miles

Academic/Clinical Prerequisites for Placement at the Facility:  

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

Types of Activities Engaged at the Facility:

Evaluation and treatment, outpatient rehabilitation, acute care, modified barium swallow studies, staff meetings.

Age Range served: birth-geriatric

Number of clients served: max 7/day

Disorders served:  aphasia, apraxia of speech, articulation disorders, autism spectrum disorders, dysphagia, dysarthria, hearing impairments, fluency disorders, language disorders, phonological disorders, and voice disorders.

Number of graduate students accepted each semester:  2

Number of practicum days expected per week:  2