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CAPCSD and ASHA will offer a joint webinar on Medicare on January 10, 2018. Watch for upcoming information.



Congratulations! Out of 97 institutions that submitted the 2017 CSD Education Survey in time to be included in the 2nd drawing for a free registration to the 2018 CAPCSD Conference in Austin, Texas on April 11-14, 2018; the University of Montevallo was randomly selected for a complimentary registration.



deruiterWelcome to CAPCSD

The Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders is dedicated to promoting academic excellence, visionary leadership and collaboration among communication sciences and disorders academic programs. Please take the time to explore the online information about CAPCSD and the many resources we provide for member programs. Click here to view the President’s Fall Status Report.


Call for Members for CSDCAS Advisory Committee

The Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CAPCSD) is pleased to announce an open call for members who wish to be appointed to the Communication Sciences and Disorders Centralized Application Service (CSDCAS) advisory committee. To maintain balance on the CSDCAS advisory committee we encourage applicants from both Speech Language Pathology and Audiology Programs.

Candidates who wish to be considered for membership on the committee can find details on required qualifications by clicking here.  Letters of interest are due by Friday, February 1, 2018.


2018 Ph.D. Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted

Applications will be accepted November 1, 2017 – February 2, 2018

The Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CAPCSD) is committed to addressing the Ph. D. shortage in communication sciences and disorders. To this end, CAPCSD will address a salient factor influencing the Ph. D. pipeline: time to degree completion.

CAPCSD announces a scholarship program for students pursuing a research doctoral degree (i.e., Ph. D.) focused on an academic career in communication sciences and disorders.  CAPCSD will fund up to ten (10) scholarships and each successful applicant receives a scholarship for $20,000. These scholarships are intended for those students who have advanced to the candidacy stage of their respective doctoral programs (ABD). Priority will be given to those applicants completing their degrees in Fall 2018 or beyond.

Click here for complete information.


Frances J. Laven Scholarship Application

Applications will be accepted until midnight EDT, Friday, January 5, 2018.

Presented in honor of Frances J. Laven, the Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CAPCSD) promotes service by students in Communication Sciences and Disorders. In support of this goal, CAPCSD is funding one student scholarship to recognize exemplary student service.

For complete details, click here.


University Clinics and Medicare Requirements

ASHA is aware of the challenges associated with Medicare billing in university clinics.  The association, particularly the Government Relations and Public Policy team, has created resources on the topic. Click here.