St. John's University New York Campuses Closed

Due to the icing and unsafe driving conditions, all St. John's University's New York campuses will close today, Thursday, March 5.

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