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Scenes from the Department of Communicative Disorders

Bethany A. Milner

Bethany Milner received a Ph.D. from the City University of New York Graduate Center in 1999. She has worked as a clinical audiologist as well as a teacher and researcher. Dr. Milner is currently a full-time lecturer in the Department of Communicative Disorders at the University of Rhode Island, teaching courses in the areas of hearing and speech sciences and rehabilitation of hearing loss. Her research interests lie in the areas of aural rehabilitation, particularly in adults.

Courses Taught
  • CMD 272 Auditory and Speech Mechanisms
  • CMD 276 Speech Science
  • CMD 278 Hearing Science
  • CMD 454 Rehabilitative Audiology
  • CMD 492 Special Problems
  • CMD 595 Instrumentation (every other spring)
  • CMD 598 Special Problems


The Department of Communicative Disorders is pleased to announce that Dr. Elizabeth Crais, of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, will be our first guest speaker of the 2015-2016 academic year. The title of her talk is "Intervention for Children from Birth to Five with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Please join us.
Her talk will take place on Monday, October 5th from 7-9 pm in CBLS 100.


Congratulations are in order to our graduates


Welcome to new and returning students


Orientation details for graduate students announced


New professor joins faculty in CMD


M.S. program re-accreditation details


Leslie Mahler featured as one of URI's Big Thinkers