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​Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic

Welcome to the Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic

The UW-Stevens Point Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic provides both diagnostic and intervention services for individuals who have complex communication needs resulting from the following conditions:

Our extensive Augmentative and Alternative Communication Lab provides individuals with the opportunity to match their communication and accessing needs with a variety of both high tech, light tech and low tech AAC systems. Graduate students, under the supervision of our clinical staff, gain experience with both AAC assessment and intervention.

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.

Read more: UWSP COVID-19 Information

Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic

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.
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Clinic Tour

Laboratory and clinical facilities are available for research and clinical training experiences in both audiology and speech/language pathology. The facility includes the following: a spacious reception area, graduate student offices, comfortable student lounge, student computer lab, therapy observation room, family conference room, Clinical Media Center, 10 individual therapy rooms, large group therapy room, four diagnostic suites, two clinical and two research audiological sound treated suites, two hearing aid labs, auditory and vestibular electrophysiological (ENG and ABR) testing lab, speech/hearing science instrumentation lab, gross anatomy lab, and a state-of-the-art augmentative/alternative communication AAC Lab.
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Speech-Generating Device

Graduate assistant Karyn Cmeyla demonstrates how to use a Tobii Dynavox, a speech-generating device, using just her eyes in the Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Lab at the UW-Stevens Point. The device was recently donated in memory of Colonel John Koepke.
Communication Sciences and Disorders Faculty 60th anniversary
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Celebrating 60 Years at UWSP

The Communication Sciences and Disorders program at UW-Stevens Point is celebrating 60 years of teaching, learning and serving the community.
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In the News and Social

Catch up on the latest news from the Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic and our communication sciences and disorders programs.
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Clinic Services for our Community and Campus

Audiological Services

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

Speech/Language 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
  • Stuttering
  • Voice Disorders
  • Foreign Accent Reduction
  • Hearing Loss
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Complex Communication Needs/Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)

​Augmentative and Alternative Communication Program

Our extensive Augmentative and Alternative Communication Lab provides individuals with the opportunity to match their communication and accessing needs with a variety of both high tech, light tech and low tech AAC systems. Graduate students, under the supervision of our clinical staff, gain experience with both AAC assessment and intervention.
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.
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Location

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.
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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.

Contact Information

Phone: 715-346-3667

UW-Stevens Point faculty and staff members as active professionals who truly understand both medical and school settings. All members hold the Certificate of Clinical Competency from the ASHA in either speech-language pathology or audiology. Staff members have expertise in all areas of communicative disorders. We’ll include you in our research and in our presentations at professional conferences.
Sondra Reynolds

Sondra Reynolds

  • Clinical Assistant Professor – Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • Director of Clinical Services – Speech-Language Pathology
  • Coordinator Undergrad and Graduate Programs – Communication Sciences and Disorders
715-346-4816
Tonya Veith

Tonya Veith

  • Associate Professor – Audiology
  • Director – On-Campus Audiology Clinical Education
  • College of Professional Studies Diversity Task Force
715-346-2851
Rachel Craig

Rachel Craig

  • Assistant Professor – Audiology
  • Director – Off-Campus Audiology Clinical Education
  • Special Olympics Healthy Hearing Clinical Director
715-346-4018
Christine Skebba

Christine Skebba

  • Office Manager – Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic
715-346-3667

Clinic FAQs

The services of the clinic are available to people of all ages who have concerns about their speech, language, or hearing. Self-referrals and outside referrals are accepted.

The clinic is open Monday through Friday at 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. during the three academic semesters of the year and closed for holidays and vacation breaks. The hearing aid fitting and dispensing program maintains “on-call” office hours during vacation breaks.

Reserved client parking is available directly in front of the College of Professional Studies in the U-shaped parking lot. Please park in a space designated as Clinic Patient Parking.

Evaluations and treatment are scheduled by appointment throughout each semester. Depending upon the services, there may be a waiting list. Please contact the clinical administrative assistant at 715-346-3667 for more specific information. If no immediate openings are available, every effort will be made to provide an appointment during the subsequent semester. Speech/language therapy sessions are typically scheduled two times per week, with the semester therapy schedule being set at the beginning of each semester. Audiology appointments are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Hearing aid repairs can be completed Monday through Friday.

The clinic offers exceptional services at competitive prices. Fees for the initial evaluation and treatment sessions vary according to the nature of the need and the type of service required. A copy of the current fee schedule for speech/language services or information on audiology evaluation cost estimates would be available upon request. Costs for hearing aids cannot be given until a full hearing evaluation has been conducted and we have determined the type of hearing aid that meets the needs of the patient. Please contact the clinical administrative assistant at 715-346-3667 for more specific information.

Payment in full is requested at the time of service. Services can be paid by cash, check, Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover. Currently enrolled UWSP students receive evaluation and treatment services free of charge.

We do bill Security Health Plan and Medicaid (through Forward Health or with Security Health Plan as the managed care provider). Clients may wish to consult their health plan manual prior to making an appointment.

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