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MU Speech and Hearing Clinic


About the MU Speech and Hearing Clinic

Established more than 50 years ago, the MU Speech and Hearing Clinic provides a full range of diagnostic and clinical speech-language services to children and adults with a wide variety of communication needs. Group and individual therapy sessions are available, based on the needs of each client.

All services at the MU Speech and Hearing Clinic are provided by graduate student clinicians in the Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences. These student clinicians are closely supervised by faculty members who hold certification in speech-language pathology.

Clinical Services

Services address communication needs associated with a variety of conditions, including:

  • Language learning disability
  • Developmental delay
  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Hearing impairment
  • Stroke/CVA
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Congenital anomalies or syndromes
  • Acquired neurological disorder

Diagnostic services

A University of Missouri Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences student working with a client of the MU Speech and Hearing Clinic.

An evaluation may include assessment of:

  • Oral mechanism
  • Articulation and phonology
  • Expressive and receptive language
  • Social communication
  • Reading and writing
  • Fluency
  • Voice and resonance

Therapy services

Treatment can address:

  • Expressive and receptive language delays
  • Articulation and phonological disorders
  • Stuttering and cluttering
  • Reading and writing disabilities
  • Acquired language disorders such as aphasia
  • Cognitive and linguistic deficits
  • Motor speech disorders such as dysarthria and apraxia
  • Voice and resonance disorders
  • Voice therapy for transgender individuals
  • Feeding and swallowing difficulties
  • Accent modification and pronunciation


Refer or request service

Hours and Location

The MU Speech and Hearing Clinic is located at 301 Lewis Hall on the University of Missouri campus.

Services are by appointment only. View Google Map

Phone: 573-884-2940
Fax Number: 573-884-8686

For more information please contact Leanna Lawrence, MHS, CCC-SLP, Clinic Director.

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