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Touro College Speech and Hearing Center

Speech-Language Assessment

An initial assessment is required for new clients. Assessment visits vary, depending upon the referral concern, but are approximately two hours. Previous test results from other relevant professional sources will be taken into account. A written report is generated following the completion of the evaluation.

Diagnostic and therapy services are provided to children and adults of all ages for

  • Delayed language development
  • Disordered language
  • Articulation disorders
  • Voice disorders
  • Stuttering
  • Hearing impairment
  • Pragmatic deficits
  • Cleft palate
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Apraxia
  • Aphasia
  • Dysarthria
  • Dysphagia
  • Autism
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Neurological Impairments
  • Accent Reduction

The evaluation includes standardized testing, non-standardized (informal) assessment, observation, client/family interview and conference regarding the diagnostic results and recommendations for intervention.

Speech-Language Therapy

Speech-language services are provided for children and adults, in both individual and group sessions. Graduate students are trained and closely supervised by highly experienced, NYS licensed, ASHA Certified Speech-Language Pathologists.

Therapeutic intervention is available for a wide range of speech and language disorders, treating toddlers through geriatrics. Audio-visual stimuli, multi-sensory dynamic approaches, technology, and a broad range of stimulating materials are used to maximize successful treatment. All materials are chosen to meet the therapeutic needs of the clients.

Some specialized services include: Russian-speaking Aphasia group, accent reduction, and voice therapy.

The number of sessions and length of treatment time varies with individual needs and progress. Materials for home generalization of skills are provided and progress is monitored. Each client is treated individually, with specific goals and objectives.