Speech-language pathologists work to prevent, assess, diagnose, and treat speech, language, social communication, cognitive-communication, and swallowing disorders in children and adults. Audiologists are health-care professionals who evaluate, diagnose, treat, and manage hearing loss, tinnitus, and balance disorders in newborns, children, and adults.

Johnnie Sexton
CSDI Alumnus Dr. Johnnie Sexton named 2018 CAHS Recognition Ceremony Speaker

Dr. Johnnie Sexton, Au.D., ECU Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSDI) alumnus, will serve as the 2018 Recognition Ceremony Speaker for the College of Allied Health Sciences (CAHS) on Saturday, May 5th at 1 p.m. in Minges Coliseum. Dr. Sexton received his B.S. in Speech, Language and Auditory Pathology (1977) and M.S. in Audiology (1979) from ECU and his Au.D. (2010) from A. T. Still University/Arizona Health Sciences.

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ACPA's 75th Annual Meeting
ACPA's 75th Annual Meeting

The American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA) is hosting its 75th Annual Meeting this week in Pittsburgh, PA. Our CSDI Cleft Palate Speech Imaging and Visualization Lab, led by Dr. Jamie Perry along with some of the program's former students are responsible for 9 of the 300 academic research papers being presented during the conference.

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Dr. Jamie Perry and 1st graduate students
CSDI Hosts Members of the NC Scottish Rite Foundation

On Tuesday, March 27th, the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders hosted members of the NC Scottish Rite Foundation for a social event.

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Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic

A community based clinic for communication disorders. Faculty and supervised graduate students provide diagnostic and therapy for communication disorders to children and adults in areas related to: speech, language, voice, stuttering, aphasia, ALS, and hearing loss. The Clinic has over 3,000 visits per year. Summer camps are given for children with autism, and severe hearing loss.

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Top 11 Online Speech Language Pathology Degree Programs

ECU CSDI Distance Education Program ranked #2 in the country for best online degree programs based on flexibility, affordability, and academic support services.

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