Healing Harmonies

Healing Harmonies is an all inclusive choir for those who have trouble expressing themselves verbally. It was founded in the summer of 2018 by members of the SPHHS Communication Disorders department. They will have their first public performance on Saturday March 30, 2019 at 1:00pm in the Northampton Center for the Arts.

Beyond the Classroom: TBI Recognition Training

Communication Disorders students are going Beyond the Classroom to enrich and advance their education & future careers. These ambitious graduate students spent the last several months volunteering their time to create a presentation educating the Hadley Police Department on how to recognize a person with a traumatic brain injury.

Communication Disorders students connect with Parkinson's community

Pioneer Valley residents with Parkinson's Disease learn vocal training techniques from UMass Amherst Communication Disorders graduate students, instructed by Clinical Assistant Professor Lisa Sommers.

Evidence-based practices for improving diagnostics, management and treatment of hearing loss

The Department of Communication Disorders' audiology program fosters evidence-based practices to improve diagnostics, management and treatment of hearing loss.

Training the Next Generation of Speech-Language Pathologists

The Department of Communication Disorders is training future generations of speech-language pathologists to better serve their clients.

Researchers Study Uneven Hearing Loss

A UMass Amherst study by hearing researchers Richard Freyman and Karen Helfer may result in better treatment options for people suffering from asymmetric hearing loss.

Helping People Communicate at UMass Amherst

Meet Gabrielle Merchant, a graduate student in the The Psychoacoustics Lab at UMass Amherst. Gabrielle's research studies age-related hearing loss and speech recognition, with the goal of fully understanding speech recognition. Visit LabTV for more profiles.