Mission Statement

Department of Communicative Disorders and Sciences:  Mission Statement
The mission of the Department of Communicative Disorders and Sciences is to engage in basic and translational research in the areas of human communication processes and its disorders, train doctoral students to conduct basic as well as clinical research in speech, language and hearing sciences and disorders, and to leverage our programs to educate our undergraduate and graduate students (MA, AUD) to become a new generation of scientist-practitioners in our field.  We are also dedicated to providing state-of-the-science clinical services to the Western New York community and to provide educational outreach through clinics, workshops and screenings. In summary, our mission is to pursue excellence in academic, scholarly, and clinical activities, which is in keeping with the CAS and University missions.