Welcome to the Edward D. Mysak Clinic for Communication Disorders at Teachers College Columbia University.
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 which aims to facilitate student development of the academic and clinical knowledge, skills and ethical awareness necessary to practice speech language pathology in increasingly diverse and multicultural societies in local and worldwide communities. Our mission is to educate a scholarly practitioner who is broadly trained across the scope of practice and who is grounded in the research base of our discipline and profession.
The vision of the Mysak Clinic is to improve the lives of individuals with communication and swallowing disorders through excellence in teaching, research, and interprofessional clinical service to the community.
Teachers College and the Edward D Mysak Clinic for Communication Disorders are committed to providing a working, learning and living environment free from discrimination and harassment and to fostering a vibrant, nurturing community founded upon the fundamental dignity and worth of all of its members.
Consistent with this commitment, the Edward D Mysak Clinic for Communication Disorders does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or partnership status, citizenship or immigration status, military status, disability, pregnancy, genetic predisposition or carrier status, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other legally protected status in the provision of services and other Clinic-administered programs; treatment, or in access to Clinic programs or activities.
The MASTER OF SCIENCE (M.S.) education program in speech language pathology at Teachers College, Columbia University is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 RESEARCH BOULEVARD, #310, ROCKVILLE, MD 20850, 800-498-2071, or 301-296-5700.
Services are provided by qualified graduate students under the direct supervision of program faculty and supervisory staff who hold national and state certification in their respective areas.
Since its founding in 2005, the Aphasia Clinic has gone beyond traditional treatments on restoring linguistic impairments to improve the individual's overall communicative competence. Interaction with the arts for people with aphasia has demonstrated improved language functioning. Your support allows the Aphasia Clinic to continue to expand programming like the music and art initiatives to provide overall results and allow clients to function independently in society.