The Speech-Language-Hearing Applied Laboratory
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:
- Hearing testing
- Hearing aid needs and problem solving
- Auditory processing difficulties
- Noise-induced hearing loss
Speech and Language
- Speech/articulation/phonology problems
- Child language impairments
- Stuttering problems
- Voice disorders
- Neurological impairment and brain damage
- Accents, pronunciation, limited English proficiency, intelligibility problems
- Reading difficulties
- Developmental disability
- Communication problems related to autism
- Augmentative and 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.
- University Hours
May 11 - August 21
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday – Thursday.
8:00 a.m. - noon on Friday.