US Partners

East Tennessee State University (ETSU):
The ETSU Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology is located in the rural Southern Appalachian region of the US, which provides unique opportunities for students to work with a large number of children and families who live in poverty. The ETSU Speech and Hearing Clinic houses specialty clinics in cleft palate and phonology, which have both conducted NIH funded clinical intervention studies, and an autism clinic that currently serves a large number of children with ASD. 

ETSU Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Video

University of Northern Iowa (UNI):
The UNI Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders offers both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Students have the opportunity to work with a wide variety of populations, including children from Bosnia and Mexico. The department operates a large study abroad program. During the summer for the last five years, approximately 20 students annually study communication disorders on international service oriented study abroad trips. Recent study abroad experiences have focused on Chile, Peru, New Zealand, and Nicaragua.

Student clinicians in lab coats

young women out together