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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 South Central 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).