The Department of Communication Sciences
and Disorders at the UC College of Allied Health Sciences has
established a new hearing, speech and language clinic within the health
technologies program at Woodward Career Technical High School in
“The new clinic at Woodward will enhance
clinical and research experiences for our students, as well as allow us
to provide clinical services in a location outside of Clifton,
participating in the education of students in the Cincinnati Public
Schools,” said Nancy Creaghead, PhD, chair of the UC Department of
Communication Sciences and Disorders.
The clinic currently provides diagnostic
hearing evaluations, consultations and treatment, including hearing aid
dispensing. Services will expand to include a variety of speech,
language and voice diagnostic evaluations and therapy for children and
adults. Placement of the new clinic within the Woodward School allows
the program, along with entire UC College of Allied Health Sciences, to
interface with the school’s Career Technical Program to enhance their
students’ employment readiness through coordinated educational
“This unique outreach activity provides
exemplary learning opportunities for students while adding richness to
professional practice and community service,” said Elizabeth King, PhD,
dean of the UC College of Allied Health Sciences.
Woodward High School, founded in 1831, is
recognized as the oldest public high school in the nation. The Career
Technical School of Woodward High School is poised to move to new
facilities during the 2005-2006 school year, and continue their newly
opened advanced technology programs which include health technologies,
building technologies and computer-assisted manufacturing.
For more information about the College of Allied Health Sciences, visit www.cahs.uc.edu.