Saint Louis University's Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic has been serving the St. Louis community for more than 40 years. It provides clinical services to people with speech, language or hearing problems, and is also a training component for students in SLU’s communication sciences and disorders program.
The clinic operates on a sliding-fee scale, allowing us to serve to a wide range of clientele who may otherwise not have the resources to afford assessment or treatment.
Through services such as comprehensive evaluation and treatment, communication sciences
and disorders students gain experience with hands-on therapeutic techniques via supervised
Graduate students working toward master's degrees in speech-language pathology may provide clinical services under the supervision of certified, licensed faculty members at SLU.
There are five components to the clinic: speech and language, audiology, early childhood language and literacy, international adoption services, and community outreach.
Diagnostic and treatment services include:
The audiology services include the following diagnostic services:
The program is designed to retrain the brain to recognize electrical sounds as opposed to previous acoustic sounds. It involves an intensive six-week program for post-lingual patients.
Services include the following diagnostic services:
Saint Louis University’s Early Childhood Language/Literacy Center is a classroom-based preschool program within the Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic. It serves young children ages 3 to 5 who present communication impairments. The program also provides graduate students with an excellent in-house clinical practicum opportunity.
A full-time CSD faculty member serves as the coordinator of the program and provides comprehensive clinical instruction for the graduate students. The curriculum and routine provide a learning environment that is interactive, social, language-and-literacy-rich and play-based. Children learn by doing, talking, listening and acting on objects in the context of meaningful social-communicative interactions with both children and adults.
SLU’s International Adoption Clinic is a specialized clinical program for children adopted internationally. It provides evidence-based developmental services to families and their adopted children. Services include:
Contact the clinic at 314-977-3365 for more information on the services provided. The clinic accepts most insurance plans as well as Medicare and Missouri and Illinois Medicaid.