The LSU Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic at Louisiana State University is dedicated to serving the communicatively handicapped. The Clinic functions as a vital part of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders by providing opportunities for advanced clinical training and research.
The LSU Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic sponsors many Specialty Clinics in addition to standard center-based programs. In addition, the clinic utilizes State-of-the-art instrumentation for quantifying speech parameters in its Swallowing and Voice Disorders Clinic.
Since the Louisiana State University Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic adheres to the highest standards of the highest possible quality of professional services, both the student and client will receive the best that our profession can offer.
Services include various diagnostic and treatment options for individuals with communication disorders. Services are provided by graduate students under direct supervision of faculty members. All professional clinical faculty are licensed by the Louisiana Board of Examiners in Speech Pathology and Audiology and certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association in Speech Pathology or Audiology. Services include:
- Comprehensive Audiometric Evaluations (infant, child, adult)
- Hearing Aid Evaluation/Fitting
- Otoacoustic Emissions Testing (infant, child, adult)
- Evaluation of Auditory Processing Disorders (child, adult)
Speech and Language Treatment
- Articulation Disorders
- Language Delay or Disorders
- Fluency Disorders
- Rehabilitation of the laryngectomized patient
- Neurological damage or disease (stroke, TBI patients)
- Voice disorders
- Accent Reduction Training
- Aural Rehabilitation for the hearing impaired
- Pediatric Feeding Disorders
Speech and Language Diagnostics
Diagnostic sessions are available to children and adults and they do not require physician referral. Appointments may be scheduled by calling (225) 578-9054. Diagnostic sessions are typically two hours in length, and for some complex disorders, more than one session may be required. If treatment is recommended following a diagnostic, families will be given a list of agencies that offer a range of treatment options. We will also make every effort to offer treatment through our clinic when space is available. When the clinic is full, individuals will be placed on a waiting list.
Fees at the LSU Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic vary according to the nature of the service. Please call for details.
Calendar and Scheduling
The Clinic follows the University calendar with treatment and diagnostic sessions scheduled to conform with the academic semester schedule. Therapy clients will be notified during the first week of each academic semester as to the dates and times of the schedule. Diagnostic evaluations are taken upon call-in, on an as available basis.
The LSU Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic
63 Hatcher Hall