Speech-Language Pathology Program Clinician Resources

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The Speech-Language Pathology Program of Boston Children's Hospital offers a variety of specialized graduate internship opportunities for outstanding graduate students in Communication Disorders interested pediatric dysphagia, language and learning disabilities and numerous specialty interdisciplinary clinics.

All students are required to complete a six month rotation of two to three full days per week on a January 1 to June 30 or July 1 to December 31 cycle.

The Speech-Language Pathology Program has preferred affiliations with the Boston based graduate training programs although special arrangements may be made for students from other training facilities.

Additional opportunities for internships are available for Educators and Occupational Therapists interested in assistive technology.

Initial inquiry should be directed to:

John M. Costello, MA
Augmentative Communication Program
Boston Children's at Waltham
9 Hope Avenue
Waltham, MA 02453


Annual Lecture Series

The Harriet L. Needleman Lecture is a yearly event that addresses contemporary issues in communication disorders and is held in honor of Harriet L. Needleman, teacher, clinician and friend of the speech pathology program. The cost of attending the lecture is subsidized by the generous donations of her family, friends and colleagues.

 Join us for:

16th Annual Needleman Lecture, Friday May 6, 2016

“Evidence-Based Language and Communication Interventions for Children with ASD and Down Syndrome”, presented by Paul Yoder, PhD, CCC-SLP

 For more information and to register: click here

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