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, fluency, cognition swallowing or feeding, social, augmentative/alternative communication, and hearing.

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May 15, 2024
Celebrating a Decade—and Beyond—of Innovation and Growth

As Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences celebrates its 10-year anniversary, take a look back at its programs' histories, learn more about modern growth, and hear about the future of one of Baylor University’s fastest growing academic unit.

May 9, 2024
Camp Success Celebrates 20 Years

Twenty years ago, Camp Success was just an idea that originated from research. It has since evolved into a “life-changing experience.” Launched in 2003 with support from the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry in Waco, this language and literacy intervention summer program has impacted the lives of 1,413 children 
to date. 

May 3, 2024
Faculty Scholarship Seeks to Enhance Health, Quality of Life, and Human Flourishing

In 2023, Baylor University’s Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences researchers published more than 150 articles in peer-reviewed journals and publications. Here we share examples of publications from across the College, as well as a selection of grant-funded projects from the last year—all supporting and strengthening the Robbins College Signature Research Initiatives. 

May 2, 2024
Pure Gold Initiative Emphasizes Valuing Employees and Collaboration

In his Fall 2022 semester kickoff address to College faculty and staff, Jason R. Carter, PhD, Dean of Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences, described his vision for developing a culture within the College that emphasizes valuing employees and encouraging collaboration. One of the ways these priorities took shape was through the launch of the Robbins College Pure Gold initiative.