The Sir Alexander Ewing Speech and Hearing Clinic operates in conjunction with the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology to provide intervention for individuals suspected of having or demonstrating communication disorders. The clinic is located on the second floor of Smiddy Hall and includes two sound suites with adjoining control room, and several therapy and diagnostic rooms. Each room is equipped with video cameras for recording and later playback. Observation rooms, located between every two therapy rooms, allow viewing of therapy sessions by family members, students and supervisors.
Graduate students and upper level undergraduate students participate in diagnostic or therapeutic services as part of their education and training. Student clinicians are carefully supervised by academic and clinical faculty, who are nationally certified by the American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association (ASHA) and who possess appropriate state Licensure.
Requests for clinic services may be initiated by any person or agency by phone or letter. Families, physicians, schools or community service agencies commonly refer individuals to the clinic. Cost for services are based on a sliding fee scale. No client is refused services due to an inability to pay. The clinic operates Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on the College school calendar and from May to June. The phone number for the clinic is 607-274-3714.