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    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

    The Bolesta Center, a non-profit center for listening and spoken language excellence across the lifespan, is housed in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders.

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    The Bolesta Center Mission

    Our mission is to enable individuals of all ages who have hearing loss to reach their full listening and spoken language potential and to support individuals with auditory processing disorder by teaching them listening and speaking skills.

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    The Bolesta Center at USF patients benefit from University partnerships!

    Our CSD department partnerships with CSD Hearing Clinic, Speech and Language Clinic, and student organizations elevates the quality care of care we provide our patients.

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    Our patients are our heart!

    At the Bolesta Center, we work with individuals, from newborns to retirees, to solve their communication challenges caused by hearing loss and auditory processing disorder.

CSD Celebrated 50 Years!

CSD 50th Anniversary

The Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders had a wonderful time celebrating our 50th anniversary at the University of South Florida! Learn more about our history, services, and past events here!