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Our faculty and students focus on scholarship related to the special needs of people of all ages who benefit from a range of approaches to teaching, learning, or communication. We welcome all inquiries from students, professionals, community members, and families.

Teaching

Academic programs in communication sciences and disorders, special education, birth through kindergarten programs, American Sign Language, and other specialties reflect our fundamental belief that all people should be as independent as they can possibly be.

Research

We value high-quality research that generates new knowledge and we value the best possible applications of current knowledge.

Service

Through the UGA Speech and Hearing Clinic, the Applied Behavior Analysis Clinic, and other outreach activities, we share our expertise with those who may benefit from it.

Contact Details

  • 570 Aderhold Hall
    110 Carlton Street
    Athens, Georgia 30602
  • Phone: 706-542-4561
  • Fax: 706-542-4240

Department head: Cynthia O. Vail

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Academic Programs

Our clinics

We are home to the UGA Speech and Hearing Clinic and the Applied Behavior Analysis Clinic, which add depth to our programs.

Community services

We offer summer programs for all ages, as well as speech and hearing screenings for children and adults in the community.

Faculty profile

Associate Professor Kevin Ayres launched the BCBA clinic following the successful start of a program to train educators in Board-Certified Behavioral Analysis.

Support our programs

This department focuses on the special needs of people of all ages who benefit from a range of approaches to teaching, learning, or communication. Programs in communication sciences and disorders, special education, birth through kindergarten programs, and American Sign Language all reflect our fundamental belief that all people should be as independent as possible.

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Latest News

Governor appoints alumna to state board

December 5, 2016
College of Education alumna Cheryl Harris was recently appointed to Georgia's Statewide Independent Living Council.

Breaking the mold

November 1, 2016
Triple Dawg researches new ways to diversify classroom experiences and support academic success in young students.

Ampersand feature focuses on strength of Deaf culture, faculty members

October 5, 2016
A recent story in the Red & Black's Ampersand magazine turned the spotlight onto three faculty members who share a unique language.

Upcoming Events

Dec
15

Fall 2016 Graduation Convocation

Come celebrate the Fall 2016 graduating class!

Feb
21

A Day of Professional Development for Mentor Teachers

This one-day conference, designed for new and seasoned mentor teachers, will focus on key topics that strengthen mentoring relationships and offer approaches and insights that advance professional practice.


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event

Speech and Hearing Summer Programs

The University of Georgia Speech and Hearing Clinic offers summer intensive communication programs for children and adults.

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