The Speech-Language Clinic provides speech and/or language diagnostic and therapeutic services to clients across the lifespan: preschoolers with speech/language delays, adults with speech/language or cognitive needs, international students seeking assistance with English pronunciation.
Services are provided by faculty as well as by graduate students under faculty supervision.
The Diagnostic Clinic, usually held in the Conley facilities in Dunn Hall, offers comprehensive speech and language diagnostic evaluations.Under the supervision of Judith Stickles, M.A., who holds the ASHA CCC in speech-language pathology, graduate students work in small teams to plan, conduct and analyze the evaluations. Additionally, students may have opportunities to conduct speech-language screenings at off-campus sites such as schools, group homes and preschool centers.
Family-Based Treatment is an approach to therapeutic services that includes family members as well as the child with the presenting concern. Family members and the speech-language pathologist work as partners to bring about speech-language change in the child. The Clinic is supervised by Susan K. Riley.
The Stuttering Clinic provides diagnostic, therapeutic and support services for individuals who stutter.>Additionally, the Clinic works to increase public awareness of stuttering, provide workshops and consultations for practicing clinicians, and conduct research in aspects of stuttering. The Clinic’s coordinators are Nancy Hall, Ph.D. and Marybeth Allen, M.A. Both hold the Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) in speech-language pathology as well as Specialty Recognition in Fluency Disorders.
Services of the Stuttering Clinic include:
For more information or to schedule an appointment for any of the clinics, contact:
5724 Dunn Hall, Room 336
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5724
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