Face coverings continue to be required in the Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic in the College of Professional Studies Building. On May 17, 2021, the CDC stated that “staff, patients, residents and visitors should continue to wear masks as recommended in all healthcare facilities.” The clinic is considered a healthcare facility.
It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and the School of Health Sciences and Wellness does not discriminate on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, age, handicap, race, color, religion, marital status, veterans status, national or ethnic origin in its educational programs, admissions, employment, financial aid, or other programs. Support services are available to students with disabilities.
Reputation for Excellence
The Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic is a clinical training facility. It has a reputation for excellence in serving the university and the Central Wisconsin area by providing clinical services as part of the professional preparation of students. Services, including evaluation, treatment, and consultation, are available to those of all ages, from infants to the elderly, and are provided by undergraduate and graduate students under the supervision of nationally certified, state licensed audiologists and speech-language pathologists.
Speech/Language and Audiological Services
A full range of speech/language diagnostic and therapy services is available. Assessment and treatment can be provided for the following communication concerns. These concerns may be secondary to cleft palate, cerebral palsy, autism, laryngectomy, hearing loss, cognitive disorders, learning disabilities, stroke, traumatic brain injury, or other neurological disorders.
- Articulation or Phonological Disorders
- Language Disorders
- Oral-Motor Disorders
- Voice Disorders
- Foreign Accent Reduction
- Hearing Loss
- Swallowing Disorders
- Complex Communication Needs/Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)
Comprehensive hearing evaluations are offered for children and adults, and individuals are counseled on the results. If the person is a candidate for amplification, assistance and advice is provided regarding purchasing options for hearing aids or other assistive listening devices. Weekly follow-up visits are scheduled for new hearing aid users, in order to help individuals derive maximum benefit from their hearing aids. Audiologists provide individuals with a thorough orientation in the use, care, and maintenance of the specific amplification system.
Audiological services include the following:
- Hearing screenings and comprehensive evaluations including: Pure Tone Thresholds and Speech Audiometry, Admittance Testing (tymps and acoustic reflexes), Central Auditory Processing, Electrophysiologic Testing (ABR and OAE), and Vestibular Testing (ENG)
- Hearing screening and follow-up evaluations for infants
- Aural rehabilitation
- Hearing aid evaluation, fitting, maintenance, and repair
Location and Parking
The clinic is conveniently located on the
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point campus on the lower level of the
College for Professional Studies Building, 1901 Fourth Avenue. Reserved client parking is available in the lot directly in front of the College of Professional Studies. Access is provided for those who are physically challenged. The clinic is open Monday through Friday.
Information Regarding Donations
If you would like to make a donation to ensure the Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic's ongoing tradition of service to the community, please contact the
Director of Clinical Services at 715-346-3667.