Veteran's Administration Medical Center

Type of Facility: Veteran's Hospital and nursing home

Distance From Campus: 35 miles

Academic/Clinical Prerequisites for Placement at the Facility:

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

Types of Activities Engaged at the Facility:

Evaluation, treatment, treatment planning, team conferences, staff meetings with all SLPs in system, presentation of case study/journal article/technique, etc.

Age Range served: adult

Number of clients served: varies

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

Number of graduate students accepted each semester:  1

Number of practicum days expected per week:  3