The Confucius Institute hosts Wentao Gu Ph.D in Speech, Hearing, and Language Sciences Department

The Confucius Institute hosted a talk by Wentao Gu Ph.D., as he discussed "Speech and Hearing Research at Nanjing Normal."  on March 6, 2018. On March 7, 2018, he presented research on "Second Language Learners: Acoustic Analysis of Prosodic."

International Collaboration

Study Abroad Mexico 2018
2018's study abroad participants in front of Centro de Rehabilitación Integral de Querétaro (CRIQ)

The GWU SPHR Department offers a study abroad elective that exposes students to the skills necessary to become a culturally rich speech therapist while participating in international collaborations in speech-language pathology. In addition to the rich cultural events and encounters, students have the opportunity to meet with local professionals; visit numerous service delivery sites, observe and collaborate with health and education service providers and experience and evaluate the scope of practice in Speech Language Pathology in other countries.

Interested in studying abroad with us in 2019?

The Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences Department is offering two study about trips in SPRING 2019

Where: Queretaro, Mexico with 2 day trips nearby (ex. Tequisquipan, San Miguel, Juanajuato)
What: Spanish language classes related to SLP (daily) followed by site visits to numerous sites around Queretaro (private practices, hospitals, schools, hippotherapy). Students will also have a chance to interact with local college students to practice Spanish and learn about the culture.
Who: approximately 12 students and 2 co-leaders
When: Saturday, March 9- Saturday, March 16 (spring break 2019)
A short term study abroad program to China will be offered following the Spring, 2019 semester. This is a 15 day trip (May 3-17)  that will provide an up-close and personal view of speech pathology services in China. Students will have an opportunity to learn  about the profession, interact and share ideas with speech teachers and therapists, and also visit a number of facilities (rehab Centers, hospitals, universities). Also planned are visits to a number of historic and cultural sites (The Great Wall, the Bund, Sun Yat-sen memorial, etc.). The visited facilities will cover a range of patients with speech, language and hearing disorders, both adults and children.
For more information visit [email protected]