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On April 15, 2015, Dr. Pat Cleave, Chair of the SHANS Legislative Committee and professor at SHCD, joined Hon. Leo Glavine, Nova Scotia Minister of Health and Wellness, to announce the introduction of legislation to regulate the professions of speech-language pathology and audiology.


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! Our next session begins June 23.


Diversity at SHCD

The Diversity Committee promotes cultural and linguistic diversity within our School and our professions.


Alexander Colquhoun, M.Sc., Aud(C) is the recipient of the 2015 National Clinical Certification Exam Award (Audiology). He discusses why he entered the profession, how he prepared for the exam and what he's done since becoming clinically certified.


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.

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SHCD Summer Hours of operation

Summer hours are 8:30am to 4:30pm - ADT, Monday to Friday until August 28.


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.

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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