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Introduction

School of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology was established due to the growing number of people with communication impairment, which reflects a need for qualified audiologists and speech-language pathologists in Taiwan. In 1994, the Speech Language Pathology and Audiology was built and became a division within the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. In 2000, School of Rehabilitation Medicine obtained the permission to divide into three independent departments and it officially became School of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology. From 2011, the School provides two undergraduate program, Speech Language Pathology program and Audiology program.

 

Purpose

To provide a specialized undergraduate program in the fields of audiology and speech language pathology in Taiwan.

To equip the students with professional knowledge and whole-human education.

To prepare students for a career in speech-language pathology or audiology in a variety of educational, hospital, and private practice settings.

To improve and enhance the quality and quantity of services in speech language pathology and audiology in Taiwan.

 

Features

The school is composed of 12 full-time faculty scholars who earn either M.S. or Ph.D. in the field of communication science and disorders or audiology.

The design of curriculum aims to build knowledge and skills cumulatively across the years. The curriculum incorporate a variety of courses in basic hearing science, speech and hearing disorders, and internship

90% of graduates engage clinical SLP or audiologist, or go to graduate school in  related fields

Hold international conference, to offer the up-to-date knowledge and expand students' international perspectives.

 

Core competence (Speech Language Pathology program)

l   Be equipped with knowledge in behavioral science, speech and hearing science, speech and hearing disorders.

l   Be equipped with knowledge in assessment, treatment, counseling and other professional knowledge related to speech and language impairment.

l   Be equipped with professional technique in assessment and intervention in language, speech and swallowing disorders.

l   Be equipped with professional ethics and attitude of holistic care, respect and compassion.

l   Be equipped with communication skills and cooperation abilities.

l   Understand the international trend of speech and hearing disorders and develop the spirits of social involvement and lifelong learning.

 

Core competence (audiology program)

l   Be equipped with knowledge in behavioral science, speech and hearing science, speech and hearing disorders.

l   Be equipped with the expertise of assessment, management and consultation about hearing disorders and vestibular dysfunction.

l   Be equipped with professional technique of evidence based practice to assess and manage hearing disorders and vestibular dysfunction.

l   Be equipped with professional ethics and attitude of holistic care, respect and compassion.

l   Be equipped with communication skills and cooperation abilities.

l   Understand the international trend of speech and hearing disorders and develop the spirits of social involvement and lifelong learning.