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Mission Statement

The mission of Longwood’s Speech, Hearing, and Learning Services (SHLS) is to be a caring community resource for children and families in southcentral Virginia. The SHLS is distinguished by its commitment to provide the highest level of professional services in speech-language pathology, audiology, education, and early intervention; and to fully prepare citizen leaders for their future careers in speech-language pathology and education.


The masters' program in Communication Sciences and Disorders is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).