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Scenes from the Department of Communicative Disorders

Jay Singer

Dr. Singer has been a faculty member at the University of Rhode Island since 1977. From 1979 to July, 2010 he served as the administrative head of the Department of Communicative Disorders.

Dr. Singer teaches courses in audiology for the speech-language pathologist, aural rehabilitation, introduction to communicative disorders and introduction to audiology. He also has a number of presentations and published articles to his credit. His research interests have focused on hearing aids and central auditory processing. In addition, Dr. Singer now serves as the adviser to all undergraduate students in the CMD major (post University College). You can contact him at: or 4-4742 for an advising appointment.

Courses Taught
  • CMD 160 Introduction to Communicative Disorders
  • CMD 361 Introduction to Audiology
  • CMD 492 Special Problems
  • CMD 550 Audiology For Speech Language Pathologists
  • CMD 598 Special Problems


2014 NSSLHA meeting announced


Guest speaker, Dr. Geralyn Timler, scheduled for April 3rd.


Departmental re-accreditation public meeting (CAA) to be held Monday, March 3rd at 4:30 p.m. in the large conference room in Independence Square II. Contact Sue at 874-5969 with questions.


Leslie Mahler featured as one of URI's Big Thinkers



Here are our URISSLHA officers (Left to Right below): Mary Loveley, secretary; Kristen Troy, historian; Jaclyn Schiemer, president; Lexi Caruso, treasurer; and Kristy Wallace, vice-president. 

Message from URISSLHA President


For more information about URISSLHA, check for notifications of meetings on this web site or by contacting Dr. Bethany Milner, current URISSLHA faculty advisor at: