In addition to its evaluation and treatment services, the Center provides counseling for parents, including instruction on stimulating speech and language in the home. The staff members also serve as advocates for the speech-language or hearing impaired child, working as the liaison between parents and the school to advise on the most effective placement of the child based on his/her special needs. Additionally, the Center provides screening services to the community-at-large on a scheduled basis. The staff visits schools, daycare centers, nursing homes, and libraries to provide hearing and speech screening and education.
The Center as a Teaching and Educational Facility Graduate and undergraduate students work under the direct supervision of staff and faculty clinicians. Every evaluation is done by a licensed and certified speech-language pathologist or audiologist. Treatment is then provided by students under the direct supervision of the professional staff.
Client population ranges from infants and children through geriatrics for speech, language, and hearing disorders.
Treatment formats are individual or group sessions.