James Madison University

The Speech-Language-Hearing Applied Laboratory

PHOTO: Staff with treeThe JMU Speech-Language-Hearing Applied Lab is getting our clinic ready for a festive holiday season!The Speech-Language-Hearing Applied Laboratory is part of the university's teaching, research and community services programs.

  • It provides quality hearing, speech, and language clinical services to adults and children with communication disorders
  • It supports research into communication disorders and clinical education of students
  • It provides opportunities for supervised, quality clinical practicum experiences for speech-language pathology and audiology graduate students
  • It serves as resource to the professions and to the local community through its various consulting services

In the Laboratory, as many as 60 children and adults who have a wide range of communication difficulties are served each week. Examples of some of the services and communication difficulties are:

  • speech/articulation/phonology problems
  • hearing problems
  • child language impairments
  • hearing aid needs and problem solving
  • stuttering problems
  • voice disorders
  • neurological impairment and brain damage
  • auditory processing difficulties
  • accents, pronunciation, limited English proficiency, and intelligibility difficulties
  • reading difficulties
  • developmental disability
  • noise-induced hearing losses
  • communication problems related to autism
  • augmentative & alternative communication needs
  • developmental dyspraxia

Students, faculty, staff and persons served in the applied lab are treated in a non-discriminatory manner-that is, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, participation restriction, age, sexual orientation, or status as a parent. The institution and program comply with all applicable laws, regulations, and executive orders pertaining thereto.

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