Robbins College of Health & Human Sciences

Communication Sciences and Disorders

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders has a long and distinguished history of educational and rehabilitation service to Baylor University, the Waco community, and beyond. The Department includes both highly respected undergraduate and graduate academic programs as well as the Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic.

Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic

The Baylor Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic is a community-based clinic that has been in place for over 60 years with clinical faculty and staff who are dedicated to providing both the highest quality care for our clients and “hands-on” training for our graduate clinicians. The facility provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment for patients of all ages with difficulties such as disorders or delays in language or literacy (both verbal and written), speech sounds, voice, swallowing or feeding, social, augmentative, or alternative communication, and hearing.

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Nov. 10, 2023
Creating a Better Tomorrow

Baylor University graduate Swinita Shah shares about her experience in the Online Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders program, including her inspiration for becoming a speech language pathologist and the aspects of the program that helped her reach her goals.

Oct. 13, 2023
A True Trailblazer: Connie Mendoza

For Hispanic Heritage Month, Baylor's Robbins College is highlighting a few of our outstanding Hispanic and Latino Americans Bears. Connie Mendoza is a student in the Communication Sciences and Disorders master's degree program and a member of the inaugural cohort of Trailblazer Scholars. Mendoza is pursuing a calling of service and using her gifts to make an impact in the speech-pathology profession.

Sep. 15, 2023
Baylor University Researcher Shares Development of Concussion-Detecting Sideline Screener on National Concussion Awareness Day®

Concussions, which are a mild traumatic brain injury, have become an epidemic in the United States. Jungjun Park, PhD, CCC-SLP, Associate Professor for the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, is collaborating to develop a detecting tool that is intuitive to use and provides on-site test results.

Aug. 3, 2023
Robbins College Dean Jason Carter Celebrates One Year on the Job

On August 8, 2023, Jason R. Carter, PhD, celebrates his one-year anniversary as Dean of the Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences at Baylor University. In this Q&A, Dean Carter shares his reflections on this past year along with his hopes and vision for the future.