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February 4, 2010



Input sought on accreditation

To the editor:

The Department of Communication Science and Disorders, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, is scheduled to have a reaccreditation site visit by the Council for Academic Accreditation (CAA). The visit focuses on the graduate  clinical education programs in audiology and speech-language pathology (MA/MS)  and will occur on  Feb. 25 and 26, 2010. Interested parties could include employers, alumni, current students, patients/clients and community professionals.

CAA offers two formats for public comment:

1. Written comments may be submitted prior to the site visit. Comments should include the commenter’s name, address, phone number and relationship to the program. All comments must include a signature and can be emailed to accreditation, faxed to 301/296-8570 or mailed to Accreditation Public Comment, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Blvd. #310, Rockville, MD 20850.

2. On Feb. 25, 4:15-5 p.m. in 4015 Forbes Tower, interested parties are invited to a public meeting with CAA site visitors.

For more information, call the Department of Communication Science and Disorders at 412/383-6540.

Malcolm R. McNeil

Professor and Chair

Communication Science and Disorders


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