| ACADEMICS | Centers & Institutes | Speech-Language-Hearing Center
At the Worcester State University Speech-Language-Hearing Center, we help people of all ages with communication disorders, including difficulties with articulation, fluency, voice, language, and hearing.
The center is housed in Worcester State’s Communication Sciences and Disorders Department, and we partner with its Speech-Language Pathology master’s program to provide educational experiences to graduate students. Our students acquire knowledge and skills while delivering high-quality clinical, diagnostic, and intervention services under the attentive supervision of our staff. (HIPAA training and certification for our students is provided by HIPAA EXAMS, Inc.)We're open whenever Worcester State University is open—the schedule is based on the academic calendar:
We’ve been assisting the community for more than 35 years. We operate two clinics: the Speech-Language Clinic and the Hearing Clinic. These clinics are staffed by speech-language pathologists and audiologists certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and licensed by the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. We accept referrals, and we assess fees for our services.
Thanks to several grants from the Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts, the Hoche-Schofield Foundation, and the McEvoy Foundation, our Hearing Clinic has expanded audiology services to adults. We provide the following services for adults with hearing difficulties:
Comprehensive Hearing Evaluations
Hearing Aid Services
Custom Ear Molds
We offer discounts to Worcester State Alumni and members of the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts. Contact us for details.
Our Speech-Language Clinic offers a full range of prevention, evaluation, and intervention services for people with speech and language disorders, including:
This clinic serves people with a variety of diagnoses, including autism, cerebral palsy, brain injury, intellectual disability, and stroke. The speech-language clinic offers specialty programs, including a fluency disorders clinic. Speech-language pathologists certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and licensed by the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology supervise graduate students as they conduct prevention, evaluation, and intervention sessions. The clinic’s Speech-language pathologists have a wide range of expertise with communication disorders.