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The School of Human Communication Disorders welcomed visiting Otologist Dr. Doreen Nakku.

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Dr. Michael Kiefte a recipient of the Destination Halifax Ambassador Award for recent ICPLA Conference

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ICPLA 2016 Volunteer team welcomes the world

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Elizabeth Kay Raining Bird, faculty member of the School of Human Communication Disorders, and Pierre Stevens, received a Dedicated Service Award from Canadian Association of University Teachers. It was presented at the AGM of the Dalhousie Faculty Association on May 4, 2016.

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Bonita Squires (right), SHCD alumna (MSc HUCD 2014) and candidate for PhD in Health, is shown with Hon. Kelley Regan, Nova Scotia Minister of Labour and Advanced Education at a Nova Scotia Graduate Scholarship event.

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Study speech-language pathology or audiology

Find out why you should study Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology at Dalhousie University.

SHCD in the news

Find out what achievements, contributions, and recognition that our students, faculty, and staff are making to our communities. Read about it in the news.

Research

SHCD faculty are actively involved in research in a diverse array of topics. While preparing for professional practice in our programs, Master's students will be involved in theses and projects that address important questions in our fields.  Prospective PhD students are encouraged to contact individual faculty members to discuss research interests.

Meet our students

Share in the celebration of success of our current students and our past graduates. Meet some of them here.

Diversity at the School of Human Communication Disorders

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The Diversity Committee promotes cultural and linguistic diversity within our School and our professions. Check out upcoming events.

Original photograph taken by Ariane Tye

SHCD Orientation (First year class)

SHCD orientation for the first year class will take place Tuesday, September 6, 2016 beginning at 1:00pm in Classroom 1 (Room 311) at the School. View the entire schedule.

SHCD mission

Our mission is to educate audiologists and speech-language pathologists, advance knowledge in communication sciences and disorders, promote diversity in our professions, and advocate for people with communication disorders. Learn more about the School.

Our location

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The School of Human Communication Disorders is located slightly off the main campus. At 1256 Barrington Street, we are just a short walk from the Carleton Campus. For more information about how to reach us, please click on Contact us

Our hours of operation through the spring and summer

Hours through the spring and summer will be from 8:30am to 4:30pm - ADT (Atlantic Daytlight Time), Monday to Friday starting Monday, April 11 and will be in effect until Friday, August 26.

Updates for applicants

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The deadline to apply for our Fall 2017 enrolment is Monday, January 16, 2017 (January 15 falls on a Sunday). Please review our notes for Updates for Applicants.