Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders

Jennifer Schoffer Closson

Director of Clinical Education


  • Office: Curry 023
  • Phone: (406) 243-5261
  • Fax: (406) 243-2362
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  • Office Hours:

    Meetings upon request


    Jennifer Schoffer Closson MS CCC-SLP is the Director of the DeWit RiteCare Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic at the University of Montana and an Assistant Research Professor in the Communicative Sciences and Disorders Department.  She developed the Mentoring, Organization, and Social Support for Autism Inclusion on Campus (MOSSAIC) program and co-developed the YETI (Youth Engagement Through Intervention) Social Skills program and intervention framework.  Ms. Closson has presented locally and nationally about autism and secondary transition.  Having spent 15 years in public schools and private practice, Ms. Closson is passionate about clinical education and producing high quality speech-language pathologists for Montana. She furthered her dedication to this state as the 2014 president of the Montana Speech-Language Hearing Association.




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