Children, teens and adults in neighboring communities depend on the therapists in the Hy Weinberg Center for Communication Disorders for speech-language and hearing evaluations and interventions. The Center has more than 100 speech and hearing client visits per week. The Center is also a clinical training ground for students pursuing a master’s in speech-language pathology…
News from the Long Island Doctor of Audiology Consortium
On March 2, 2020, the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of its new Center for Research. But students and faculty eager to use the center would have to wait because the campus closed for the remainder of the spring semester due to COVID-19.
In January 2020, seven-third year audiology doctoral students and two clinical professors, Dr. Ianthe Dunn-Murad and Dr. Rose Valvezan had the unique and humbling opportunity to travel with the Starkey Hearing Foundation to El Salvador, Central America to provide hearing services to over 1,200 individuals with hearing loss and hearing impairments.
Faculty and students of the Long Island Audiology (AuD) Consortium are proud supporters of the healthy hearing discipline of healthy athletes which provides comprehensive hearing screenings and follow-up recommendations during the Special Olympic games.
In January 2019, fifteen students and two clinical faculty members of the Long Island Doctor of Audiology Consortium joined the Starkey Hearing Foundation (SHF) as part of their Global-Based Hearing Health Care program, “So the World May Hear,” and traveled to Peru, South America to provide free hearing healthcare and services to underserved communities.