Department of Communication Disorders

Health Professions Building Room 150B
T: 512.245.2330 F: 512.245.2029
http://www.health.txstate.edu/CDIS

What is a Communication Disorder?

A communication disorder affects an individual's ability to hear, speak, understand, read, and/or write. The various types of communication disorders an individual can exhibit include: fluency, articulation, voice, swallowing, cognitive, and language disorders.

Which Professionals Assess and Treat Individuals Exhibiting Communication Disorders?

Speech-language pathologists diagnose and treat communication disorders. Speech pathologists are employed in a variety of settings including: public schools, hospitals, rehabilitation centers, nursing care facilities, community clinics, colleges and universities, private practice, health departments, home care, adult day care centers, and research laboratories. Speech-language pathologists also assess and treat swallowing disorders, cognitive-communication disorders, and auditory processing disorders.

Master of Arts (M.A.)

Master of Science in Communication Disorders (M.S.C.D.)

Bowers, Jessica Ree, Lecturer, Communication Disorders, M.S., Texas State University

Chakraborty, Rahul, Associate Professor, Communication Disorders, Ph.D., Purdue University Main Campus

Domsch, Celeste A, Associate Professor, Communication Disorders, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Fleming, Valarie B, Chair - Associate Professor, Communication Disorders, Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Gonzales, Maria D, Associate Professor, Communication Disorders, Ph.D., Ohio University Main Campus

Irani, Farzan, Associate Professor, Communication Disorders, Ph.D., Bowling Green State University

Johnson, Linda E, Lecturer, Communication Disorders, M.Ed., Texas State University

Resendiz, Maria D, Assistant Professor, Communication Disorders, Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Schwarz, Amy Louise, Assistant Professor, Communication Disorders, Ph.D., University of Texas at Dallas

Stiritz, Lori L, Senior Lecturer, Communication Disorders, M.A., Case Western Reserve University

Wendel, Renee M, Senior Lecturer, Communication Disorders, M.S., Texas State University