Speech Language Pathology Services | Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders


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Speech and Language Services Available for Children and Adults

The clinic offers a variety of services throughout the academic year, to include evaluations, individual therapy sessions, and group programs. The services we provide vary, in part, due to community needs and interests. Please call the clinic at 218-726-8199 to get a current list of services being offered:

ServiceDescription
 Evaluations

We evaluate and diagnose communication disorders and differences in a variety of areas to include: articulation, resonance, voice, fluency, language, literacy, social communication, cognitive communication.  

  • We address communication concerns related to a variety of conditions such as stroke, brain injury, Parkinson's disease, cerebral palsy, cleft palate, autism, and attention deficits. 
  • We provide assessment and consultation for people with complex communication needs who may benefit from multiple modalities of communication (augmentative/alternative communication).
  • We also provide assessment and consultation for people who would like to modify their communication style (accent modification, transgender communication).
Individual therapy sessionsWe provide therapy for individuals with communication disorders and differences in a variety of areas to include: articulation, resonance, voice, fluency, language, literacy, social communication, cognitive communication.   Individual therapy typically is scheduled for twice-weekly sessions. During individual sessions, people work with graduate interns and licensed and ASHA-certified speech-language pathologists to achieve their personal communication goals. 
Group Sessions

The clinic offers a variety of group sessions, depending on community need and interest. Groups are subject to change based on program resources. Examples of groups offered include:

  • Socialize!:  Offers social communication opportunities and support to people with neurogenic communication disorders from stroke and head injury
  • Social Competency Group:  Offers support for developing social communication skills and strategies to young adults
  • Eye Gaze: Provides a social context for developing communication skills for individuals who use eye gaze technology as part of their communication system. 
  • AAC Family Interact: Provides communication skills education and support for users of augmentative/alternative communication and their families.
  • Aphasia Group: Therapy to enhance communication skills for individuals who have aphasia