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South Carolina Hosts Forum to Facilitate Re-Accreditation for Speech-Language Pathology Graduate Programs

The two master’s programs in Speech-Language Pathology within the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders are undergoing re-accreditation by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). If you wish to provide input about the programs and/or the clinical services provided by students who are placed in clinical sites at the USC Speech and Hearing Research Center as well schools, hospitals, private practice, and other sites throughout the state and beyond, you are cordially invited to attend a public meeting during the site visit which is scheduled on October 10, 2016, 4:30-5:00pm, in the Keenan Building, room 366A. We hope you will be able to attend. If you are unable to attend and would like to provide feedback about our graduate programs, we encourage you to submit your comments to ASHA at this website prior to specify date of site visit:http://www.asha.org/academic/accreditation/PublicCommentLis.htm.

A copy of the standards for Accreditation and the CAA Policy on Public Comment may be obtained by contacting the Accreditation Office of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Blvd., #310, Rockville, MD 20850, or calling ASHA’s Action Center at 800-638-8255 or via email at:http://asha.org/about/credentialing/accreditation/PublicCommentList.htm.

We welcome your feedback.
Contact Dr. Kenn Apel at 803-777-8114 or 
kennapel@sc.edu with any questions.

Speech-Language Pathology Graduate Programs
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

WHEN: October 10, 2016
TIME: 4:30-5:00 pm
WHERE: Keenan Building, Rm. 366A