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Why does it work? Because it's intensive. Because it's tailored to meet the specific needs of each participant. Learn more about our clinical outcomes! Enquire today for the June 21-July 22 session.


The Basic Income conference was a huge success. It was well attended and well received.


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.


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.


SHCD screening of "My Week on Welfare"

Filmmaker Jackie Torrens (left) and Dr. Karen Foster (centre) engage in a discussion with Dr. Elizabeth Kay-Raining Bird during SHCD's special screening of Torrens' film, "My Week on Welfare."


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.


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.

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

1256 Thompson

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.