Speech and hearing clinic

Diagnostic and Therapy Services Available

PennWest California’s Speech and Hearing Clinic provides a full range of screening, diagnostic and therapy services to pediatric and adult individuals with communication difficulties. These services include initial speech and language screenings, comprehensive diagnostic evaluations and individual and group therapy sessions. Comprehensive diagnostic evaluations typically last approximately two hours and can be completed in one session or over the course of multiple sessions.  If needed, individual therapy sessions are typically scheduled for one or two 45-minute visits per week. Group therapy sessions are also available.

Examples of some of the speech, language and hearing areas we treat and services we provide include:

  • Accent Modification.
  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication Needs.
  • Cognitive-Linguistic Communication Difficulties.
  • Fluency Disorders/Stuttering.
  • Hearing Loss and Impact on Communication.
  • Language Disorders.
  • Emergent Literacy and Language-Literacy Difficulties.
  • Social-Pragmatic Aspects of Communication.
  • Speech Sound Disorders.
  • Voice and Resonance Disorders.

(Note: This is not a complete list of services provided.)


Services are provided by student clinicians enrolled in the graduate speech-language pathology program under close supervision by licensed and certified faculty members.

Clinic Calendar

The Speech and Hearing Clinic is open during the fall, spring, and summer sessions. The summer session runs approximately 6-9 weeks; the fall and spring semesters run approximately 13-15 weeks.  

Clinic Fees

All speech and language diagnostic and therapy services are offered at no cost.

For More Information

Contact the Department of Communication Disorders at 724-938-4175 or fax 724-938-1526.






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