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Communication Sciences and Disorders

Clinic

Contact Communication Sciences and Disorders  

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Dr. Sojung Kim, Chair
Phone: 610.436.2367
skim@wcupa.edu

 

Mary Kay Gormley, CSD Secretary
201 Carter Drive, Suite 400
West Chester, PA 19383
Phone: 610-436-3401
Fax: 610.436.3388
MGormley@wcupa.edu

Welcome to the West Chester University Speech and Hearing Clinic. 

We offer free, professional, high-quality diagnostic and rehabilitative services in speech-language pathology and audiology while providing excellence in clinical education for students in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at West Chester University.
All therapies and testing are free of charge.
 

The Clinic offers free, full diagnostic evaluations for children and adults suspected of having speech, language, or hearing disorders. Treatment is offered in both individual and group settings and bilingual Spanish-English evaluations and treatment are available.

 Using the latest equipment, technologies, and assessment tools, the diagnostic team provides comprehensive evaluations. Graduate student clinicians have access to the latest technology used to perform advanced diagnostic procedures.

Diagnostic and Therapy Services Available

Evaluation and treatment services are provided for children and adults in the following disorders and areas:

Treatment Areas

Articulation/Phonology

Language

Autism Spectrum Disorders/Pervasive

Developmental Disorders

Pragmatics

Developmental Delays

Augmentative/Alternative Communication

Stuttering and other Fluency Disorders

Apraxia

Dysarthria

Aphasia

Voice Disorders

Voice Modification Services for the LGBTQIA+ Community

Voice Training for Professional Voice Users

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Cleft Lip and Palate

Accent Modification

Dementia/Cognitive Communication Disorders

Central Auditory Processing Disorders (CAPD)

Hearing Assessment

Auditory Compensation/Listening Training

Cochlear Implant Training

Feeding and Swallowing Disorders

Speech/lip reading

Listening enhancement techniques

Group hearing therapy

Cochlear implant intensive listening therapy

Diagnostic Clinical Services Overview

Full diagnostic evaluations are offered for children and adults suspected of having speech, language, voice, feeding, swallowing, cognitive-communication, or hearing disorders. Using the latest equipment, technologies, and assessment tools, the diagnostic team provides comprehensive evaluations.

Communication Modification Overview

The clinic offers services for those interested in modifying aspects of their communication including accent modification, professional speaking, and voice training.

Hearing Related Services Overview  

Our clinic provides a wide array of hearing assessment and therapy services. We use state of the art, modern diagnostic assessment technology to assess patients ranging from infants to adults using middle ear immittance measurements, diagnostic testing, and hearing in noise assessments. We also provide Auditory Processing evaluations for any individual age seven and older.

 Prevention and Treatment Services Overview

For those diagnosed with speech, language, voice, feeding, swallowing, cognitive-communication, or hearing disorders, the Clinic offers treatment sessions for children and adults. 

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Staffing & Student Involvement  

 

Graduate students clinicians are supervised by speech-language pathologists and audiologists, all holding professional certification from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and licensure from the state of Pennsylvania. Clinical Supervisors use state-of-the-art video technology to observe students during clinical sessions. 

Clinic Experience & Hours

Therapy sessions run by graduate student clinicians are offered once or twice a week during the fall and spring semesters. Summer programs are offered throughout the day during the month of July.

Please note, clinic hours follow the West Chester University Academic Calendar

Fall & Spring Semester Hours:

Monday – Friday, appointments are available at 1:30, 2:30, 4:30 & 5:30 during fall & spring semester sessions.

Summer Hours:

Regular Clinic Services are offered during West Chester University’s second summer session.
Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC) Clinic is available during both summer sessions.
Monday – Friday, appointments are available at TIMES.

Referrals

Do you or someone close to you have a diagnosed or suspected communication disorder? The Clinic accepts referrals from community agencies, former clients and their families and friends, physicians and other health-care professionals, private industry, and public schools, as well as self-referrals.

Equitable Treatment Statement

The Speech and Hearing Clinic, as part of West Chester University, prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, national or ethnic origin, color, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status or any other protected class status and affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and access to clinical services. For additional information about nondiscrimination policies or to request a translation of this publication into a language other than English, please contact the Office of Social Equity, West Chester University, West Chester, PA 19383. Phone: 610-436-2433. Website: wcupa.edu/_admin/social.equity/affirmativeAction.aspx

Location and Parking

201 Carter Drive, Suite 400
West Chester, PA 19383
 
The clinic is located in the Matlack Industrial Park.
Parking is available in front of the building.
Driving Directions

 Make an appointment

Jacki Johnson
Clinic Administrative Assistant
610-436-3402
jjohnson@wcupa.edu
Please allow one business day for response.

Resources

Printable Brochure Form

Inclement Weather Policy

Should adverse weather conditions make it inadvisable to operate the University, all University-related events and functions including the Clinic will also be canceled. The WCU homepage will carry the most up-to-date and specific information regarding closing and cancellation notices.

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