Date of Defense

Spring 4-18-2000


Speech Pathology and Audiology

First Advisor

John Hanley, Speech Pathology

Second Advisor

Sandra Glista, Speech Pathology

Third Advisor

Harold Bate, Speech Pathology


Directory of services for speech, language, and hearing in the Kalamazoo, Michigan, area. This resource guide is designed as a comprehensive reference tool and a source of general information regarding organizations or agencies which may be helpful for educational or referral purposes. The initial section of the guide lists services and support systems that encompass a broad range of general communication needs. Following this section, a sub-division into major headings is presented to address specific communication disorders. A definition describing causes, characteristics, and/or possible treatments is listed under each heading. Terms related to disorders are bold to denote terms contained in a glossary in Appendix A. This guide has been written in response to the observed need for increased information, cooperation, communication, and collaboration among professionals in the speech and hearing sciences.


To obtain or find a copy of this guide, contact the WMU Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology at (616)387-8045.

Access Setting

Honors Thesis-Campus Only