Observation experiences with a licensed, certified speech-language pathologist or audiologist are available in a variety of settings, including public schools, private practice, hospitals, and clinics. The observation field experience helps students meet the requirements for national certification.
The master’s program provides additional intensive field experiences.
The Longwood chapter of NSSLHA is the local affiliate of the national organization. Both undergraduate and graduate students participate in the organization providing service to the community and promoting the profession.
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the professional, scientific, and credentialing association for audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists.
The Speech-Language-Hearing Association of Virginia (SHAV) promotes professional excellence and advocates quality services for people with communication, swallowing, and hearing disabilities. Formed in 1957, SHAV is a nonprofit organization of professionals working to meet the needs of people with communication impairments in Virginia
The National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) is a pre-professional membership association for students interested in the study of communication sciences and disorders.
- Net Communications for Communication Sciences and Disorders and Sciences
- Special Education Resources on the Internet
- Informational Resources for SLPs
- Bowen's Communication Sciences and Disorders Homepage
- Links to Specific Speech-Language Disorders and Associated Etiologies
Articulation and Phonology
- Center for the Study of Autism
- Autism Resources
- Autism Society of America
- National Alliance for Autism Research
Stroke and Aphasia
- National Aphasia Association
- National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
- National Stroke Association
- Brain Aneurysm Foundation
Childhood Language Disorders
- Hanen Early Intervention Program
- Discussion forums in Childhood Language Disorders
- Language and the Adolescent