Communication Disorders (CDIS)

What is Communication Disorders? Related Careers
Related Skills Job & Internship Search Links
Professional Association Links UofA Communication Disorders

What is Career and Communication Disorders?

According to the University of Arkansas Rehabilitation, Human Resources, and Communication Disorders Department, "The Program in Communication Disorders offers an undergraduate major leading to the Bachelor of Science in Education degree. This degree prepares students for graduate level studies in speech-language pathology and audiology or graduate level coursework in other educational and health related professions."

"Our mission is to advance knowledge of speech, language, swallowing, and hearing disorders through basic and applied research, graduate clinician training, and community service. To accomplish this mission, faculty and students participate in scholarly research activities, provide clinical services in a state-of-the-art facility, and promote community outreach projects. Our primary goals are to produce innovative scholarly work and train competent speech-language pathologists to provide services to individuals and their families across the life-span."

"The program includes the University of Arkansas Speech and Hearing Clinic, which offers comprehensive speech, language, and hearing services to people of all ages."

Related Careers

AudiologistChildren's Hearing Specialist
Clinical SupervisorConsultant
CounselorSpeech Language Pathologist
Speech-Language EducatorSpecial Education Teacher
Private PractitionerPrivate School Administrator
Speech and Hearing Therapist

Related Skills

Extreme patienceCompassion
IntegritySensitivity to the patient's condition
Acceptance of all types of peopleMotivational skills
Quick response timeExcellent listening skills
Ability to cooperateInterpretation ability
Seeing to the patient's family's needsThe ability to sensitively talk about the patient
Excellent vocal and language skillsResearch abilities
Attention to detail

Job & Internship Search Links

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Jobs

Healthcare Source Jobs

Health Jobs Nationwide

Medical Sales Jobs


SLP Jobs

Speech Therapy Jobs

Speech Pathology Jobs

Professional Association Links

Academy of Rehabilitative Audiology

Acoustic Ecology Institute

Acoustical Society of America

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

American Academy of Audiology

Easter Seals

National Association of the Deaf

National Center for Voice and Speech

National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association