The Students in the CD Program
The students in the CD Program are our greatest assets. There are approximately 200 students enrolled in the CD Program (100 undergraduate students and 100+ graduate students). Our students are representative of the rich diversity of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Congratulations to Daisey Sanchez, NSSLHA President of the 2011-12 academic year, for being awarded the Dean of Students Leadership Award! The award recognizes the outstanding leadership and service that student leaders provide to SF State and the larger community.
Congratulations to Ranee Zaporski! Her short story about wrath was recently featured on WireTap http://www.cbc.ca/wiretap/blog/2012/01/27/wrath/. Check it out. Her work starts 19:33 minutes into the show.
Congratulations to Reyhaneh Rajabzadeh! She was selected to be a member of the 2011 Class of the ASHA Minority Student Leadership Program.
Congratulations to Amma Oduro and Sandy Truong! They were awarded graduate student scholarships from the San Francisco State University Alumni Association.
NSSLHA at SFSU
The National Students
Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) is a pre-professional membership association for students interested in the study of communication sciences and disorders. The SFSU local chapter of NSSLHA is an active partner of the CD Program. They host many programs and events throughout the year that benefit the students and faculty of the CD Progam, local professionals, and individuals and families living with communication disabilities.
CD Program Position Statement on Students who are Non-native Speakers of Standard American English
The San Francisco State University Communicative Disorders (SFSU CD) Program promotes linguistic diversity and views the use of different languages and dialects among its students as an asset to our academic and professional community. The program holds the position that students who use non-standard varieties of American English – whether because English is not their first language or because standard American English (SAE) is not their primary dialect – are no different from their peers in their ability to provide competent speech-language services to persons with communicative disorders, so long as they have met our program standards for academic and clinical performance.
» Read the full position statement