Links and Resources


Download a sharable version of our Communication Strategies While Wearing a Mask handout here.

The following websites are provided as resources for additional information regarding different speech, language, hearing and swallowing disorders. These sites are not affiliated with or endorsed by the Center for Language, Speech and Hearing at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The products, methods, and information on these websites do not necessarily represent the opinion of this Center or of the Department of Communication Disorders.

In accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996, The Center for Language, Speech and Hearing is dedicated to maintaining the security and privacy of all protected health information.  Due to the risks of email communications being intercepted in transmission or misdirected, please refrain from sending us sensitive information via unencrypted email.  Instead, please consider communicating any sensitive information to us by telephone, fax, or mail.  Note that registered patients can utilize our secure Patient Portal ( to securely send sensitive information to the Center for Language, Speech and Hearing.