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Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders

Professor Shannon Collins

This course is an overview of basic human communication sciences and disorders and the related professions. You will learn the development and characteristics of normal communication behavior: nature, causes, signs, symptoms, and interventions for communication disorders of speech, language, and hearing.

Meet the Professor!

I earned by bachelor?s degree in communication disorders from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and my master?s degree from Washington State University in speech and hearing sciences. I spent several years working in the public school system as a speech language pathologist in WA, TX, and MI before joining UWEC in 2001. I teach Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders including the First Year Experience and thoroughly love getting students excited about our profession.