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Communication Sciences & Disorders

In the Department of Biobehavioral Sciences

Communication Sciences & Disorders

Department of Biobehavioral Sciences

Welcome to the Program in Communication Sciences and Disorders

The graduate programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders are dedicated to the advancement of science and art associated with the study of all aspects of human communication, and the prevention and treatment of its disorders across the lifespan. The programs offer advanced education and training in the processes of individual human communication (speech, hearing, language, and upper aero-digestive disorders), disorders of human communication, and swallowing and remedial procedures for such disorders. Graduates are prepared for positions in a variety of professional settings: school systems, community speech and language centers, rehabilitation centers, hospital clinics, private practice, state departments of education, health departments, federal agencies, and colleges and universities.

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Connect With Communication Sciences and Disorders


In Bolivia, Helping Children to See and Be Heard

Visiting TC students navigate cultural differences to provide speech/language pathology services


Crowley and Malandraki Receive Prestigious ASHA Awards

Congratulations to Catherine Crowley and Georgia Malandraki on receiving awards from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).


Neurocognition of Language Lab Featured In TC Today Article: Backstage at the Human Drama

Karen Froud is using EEG technology to understand how brain differences shape behavior. Published 12/16/2011


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Program Director: Professor Lisa Edmonds

Box: 5

Teachers College, Columbia University
1152B Thorndike Hall
525 W 120th Street New York, New York 10027-6696

Contact Person: Yvonne Wallace

Phone: 212 678-3895    Fax: 212 678-8233   


International Programs

Since 2006 Dr. Cate Crowley has developed and leads international trips for the CSD master’s students. Generally the group goes to Ghana in January and Bolivia in May/June.

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Edward D. Mysak Clinic for Communication Disorders

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The Edward D. Mysak Clinic for Communication Disorders is an integral part of the graduate training program in communication sciences and disorders at Teachers College.

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