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Southside Community Hospital

Type of Facility: Hospital/outpatient center

Distance From Campus: 146 miles

Academic/Clinical Prerequisites for Placement at the Facility:

Appropriate coursework in adult neurogenics, aphasia, language disorders, motor speech disorders, dysphagia, autism spectrum disorders, childhood apraxia of speech; minimum of two semesters at Radford University Speech, Language, and Hearing Clinic.

Types of Activities Engaged at the Facility:

Evaluation and treatment, outpatient rehabilitation, acute care, modified barium swallow studies, staff meetings.

Age Range served: birth-geriatric

Number of clients served: varies

Disorders served:  aphasia, apraxia of speech, articulation disorders, autism spectrum disorders, dysphagia, dysarthria, hearing impairments, fluency disorders, language disorders, phonological disorders, and voice disorders.

Number of graduate students accepted each semester:  1-2

Number of practicum days expected per week:  1-2

Student documentation required:  TB skin test, criminal background check, hepatitis B, drug screen