The Sir Alexander Ewing Speech and Hearing Clinic operates in
conjunction with the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and
Audiology to provide services in speech-language pathology and
audiology (hearing) to address the following disordered areas:
SPEECH – producing specific sounds or having an accent in need of modification to produce standard American speech sounds
FLUENCY – smoothness or flow of speech (disorders include stuttering)
VOICE – pitch, volume, or quality of voice
LANGUAGE – comprehension and/or expression
HEARING – audibility and speech understanding
COGNITIVE COMMUNICATION – attention, memory, problem-solving skills
SOCIAL COMMUNICATION – social interaction and pragmatic skills
ALTERNATIVE COMMUNICATION – need for assistive technology
Graduate students and upper level undergraduate students provide service delivery under the supervision of academic and clinical faculty, who are nationally certified by the American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association (ASHA).
Non-Discrimination and ADA Compliance
The SLPA Department adheres to the Ithaca College regulations in the areas of non-discrimination and ADA compliance. The following information may be found on the Ithaca College website at https://www.ithaca.edu/policies/vol2/
It is the policy of Ithaca College to offer equal opportunity in all matters in compliance with the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1975, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, Article 15 of the Executive Law of New York State (the Human Rights Law), the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and other related federal, state and local legislation, executive orders, regulations, and guidelines.
The College recruits, hires, and promotes on the basis of individual qualifications and performance. It is the policy of Ithaca College that discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, marital status, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or military status will not exist in any activity, area, or operation of the College.
In addition to general speech and language services, we also offer the following specialty clinics:
Center for Life Skills at Longview - A comprehensive interdisciplinary program providing therapeutic activities for adults who have experienced a neurological impairment (e.g., stroke).
Cognitive Group at Longview - A program for individuals with dementia that incorporates cognitive activities to enhance quality of life and promote cognition, memory, and social functioning.
Communication Enhancement Program for Accent Modification (CEPAM) - In collaboration with community ESL classroom teachers, this program addresses the oral proficiency skills of adult learners of English. CEPAM runs in cooperation with TST BOCES.
Ithaca College Ready to Expand/Explore All Transition Experiences (ICREATE) - This program provides social communication opportunities and support services for young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Ithaca College Aphasia Network (ICAN) - This program provides communication opportunities and support to people with aphasia
Pre-K Language Enhancement Program - This program facilitates communication in preschool-aged children, at community-based locations, by targeting early literacy and focusing on age-appropriate social language skills.
Southern Tier Alternative Therapies, Inc. (STAT)-Strides for Communication - STAT/Strides is an off-site program that promotes and facilitates equine-assisted activities by providing communication opportunities for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Transgender Voice and Communication Group - This program provides voice and communication modification therapy to people in the transgender community.
Voice and Swallowing Clinic at Cayuga Ear Nose and Throat Associates-Head and Neck Surgery - This specialty clinic provides diagnostic assessments to adults and children with voice and swallowing disorders.
If you are interested in obtaining clinical services, please contact the clinic administrative assistant at (607) 274-3714. Any person or agency may initiate this request. Cost for services are based on a sliding fee scale.