Scheduling

Scheduling is done as conveniently to the patient's needs as possible. Speech-language sessions are scheduled once or twice a week for 45 minutes each session (depending on need), for over approximately twelve weeks of the semester. Audiology appointments are scheduled Monday through Thursday till 7 pm.

Speech and Hearing Center Hours
Monday - Thursday 9:00 am to 7:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

The semesters run from September through December and from January through May; in the summer, the Center operates from June through mid-August, according to the college schedule.

When to Contact Us
Hearing
An evaluation is suggested when an individual:

  • Has a family history of hearing loss
  • Is born prematurely, had a low birth weight, or whose mother had German measles or herpes during pregnancy
  • Has a Mother who had a distressed birth
  • Does not respond to sounds or frequently needs things repeated
  • Has frequent ear infections or defects of the ear, nose, or throat
  • Thinks others do not speak clearly
  • Thinks that a hearing aid might be helpful
  • Has trouble understanding what was said

Speech and Language
An evaluation is suggested when an individual:

  • Has difficulty expressing thoughts
  • Does not make sounds appropriate for his or her age
  • Stutters or speaks unusually fast
  • Has voice problems, such as: too high or too low pitch, hoarseness, too loud or too soft-spoken voice
  • Has an illness or has had an injury which affects communication
  • Feels his/her speech or language is a problem
  • as learning difficulties that appear to be language based