Vision Mission Values


Global leadership in education and research that advances innovations in communication and swallowing sciences


We create and disseminate knowledge that prevents and remediates communication and swallowing disorders


We are guided by our core values:

  • Excellence and innovation in education, research, and clinical practice
  • Research that informs evidence-based practice
  • Integrity and ethical decision making
  • Social responsibility, equity, diversity, and professionalism
  • Supportive, responsive, and respectful relationships
  • Compassion and advocacy for individuals with communication and swallowing disabilities, their families, and the professionals who work with them
  • Inter-professional collaboration and effective partnerships with our academic and clinical communities, the public, and global partners