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Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic

 

Established in 1998, the Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic at Duquesne serves people of all ages who have problems communicating.

  • The Clinic is an integral part of the clinical education program for graduate students in the University’s Department of Speech-Language Pathology.
  • Licensed and certified faculty practitioners directly supervise and are responsible for all services provided.

Evaluation and Treatment

The Clinic provides diagnostic and treatment services on an outpatient basis in Fisher Hall on the Duquesne campus.  Following an evaluation, individual and/or group therapy sessions are scheduled to meet the individual needs of each client.

While not all services may be covered, the Clinic is a participating provider with many insurance companies, as well as the State Office of Vocational Rehabilitation.  Alternatively, fee reductions may be available for those who qualify.

The Clinic is thus comprised of the following six specialty clinics that reflect the expertise of our faculty.

 Adult Neurogenic Clinic: Offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic services to adults who present with mild to severe disabilities.
Child Language Clinic: Evaluation and treatment services are provided for children from birth to age 18 years with language problems related to a variety of diagnoses.
Hearing Clinic: Hearing screenings and basic auditory evaluations are provided to assess hearing ability.  The Clinic offers auditory training, aural rehabilitation, and therapy for auditory processing problems.
Speech Production Clinic: Services for children having difficulty producing sounds or being understood by others are provided through comprehensive assessment and therapy.
Stuttering Clinic:  Programs are available to evaluate and treat stuttering problems.  Specialized approaches to meet the individual needs of  children and adults who stutter are provided.
Voice Clinic: Diagnostic the therapeutic services are available from a multi-disciplinary team for a wide variety of voice problems.  Videostroboscopy provides an important adjunct to the program.

The Clinic is physically located on the 4th floor of Fisher Hall at 711 Forbes Avenue, directly across from the mouth of the Armstrong Tunnel. 

Contact Us

We are pleased to respond to your questions about speech, language, and hearing difficulties.  Please contact the Clinic Office at 412.396.4200 or via e-mail at slhclinic@duq.edu

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NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY

The Department of Speech-Language Pathology and the Duquesne University Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic adhere to Duquesne University policies on nondiscrimination. We are committed to nondiscriminatory human relations across all aspects of education, employment and clinical service delivery without regard to the person's race, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, marital status, genetic history, Veteran status, or disability. The complete University policy is presented as TAP NO. 30.