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Speech-Language Services

Screening, Evaluation, and Therapy

Services at SHLS are provided by Communication Sciences and Disorders graduate students. Students are supervised by faculty and clinical supervisors who are nationally certified, Commonwealth of Virginia licensed professionals with many years of experience and expertise. The clinical supervisors provide ongoing, direct supervision of all assessment and intervention activities.  Services are provided individually or in small groups.  Family members are encouraged to be involved.

 Examples of our services are listed below.

Screenings

  • Screening of a child or adult's speech-language abilities conducted at the Center or on-site (e.g., at a day care center)
  • Screening of a child or adult's hearing conducted at the Center or on-site

Evaluations

  • Articulation (speech sound production)
  • Language (oral and written language) for children
  • Language (oral and written) for adults who had strokes or other brain injury
  • Voice
  • Fluency (stuttering)
  • Auditory processing
  • Swallowing and feeding
  • Educational

 

 

 

 
speech therapy

Therapy

  • Articulation
  • Language (oral and written) for children
  • Language and cognition for adults with brain injury
  • Voice
  • Fluency (stuttering)
  • Auditory processing
  • Lip-reading and communication strategies for adults with hearing loss
  • Accent modification for foreign language speakers
  • Emergent Literacy programs
  • Parent Education programs
  • Community Education programs