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Preschool/School-Age Speech and Language Development Clinic.

The Speech-Language Pathology Clinic at Calvin College offers services for preschool children with a variety of diagnoses, including delayed language, phonological/articulation impairments, autism spectrum disorders, fluency disorders and other communication impairments.

Services for school-aged children are offered during the summer semester; and on a limited basis during the school year.

 Therapy services are provided by graduate student clinicians under close professional supervision by a certified speech-language pathologist. Treatment focuses on the development of functional communication skills. Each child will participate in speech-language pathology evaluations to determine their developmental strengths and challenges and also determine treatment goals. The speech-language evaluation includes hearing screening. If treatment is recommended, therapy sessions will be held once a week at the designated time throughout the semester. A commitment to attend all sessions is important for successful treatment.

Semester Schedules for Preschool/School-Age Clinic:

  • Fall Semester: Mid-September through Early-December
  • Spring Semester: Mid-February through Early-May
  • Summer Semester: Late-June through Early-August

Preschool sessions for the fall and spring semester are scheduled on Monday and Wednesday mornings at 9:00, 10:00 and 11:00 a.m.  Summer sessions will be held on the same days with additional sessions offered at 12:00 p.m.

School-aged sessions are offered on a limited basis during the school year on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons.  Summer sessions are available on Monday and Wednesday mornings at 9:00, 10:00, 11:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m

Session Fees:

A nominal fee of $20.00 (cash or check) per individual session and $10.00 per group therapy session will be charged. Payment plans are flexible and please contact us if this is a financial hardship so that we can make other arrangements.

To Register:

Registration is now full for the 2014 pediatric summer session.  Summer session begins the week of June 23 and continues through August 7.

If you would like to be placed on a wait list for the summer please print and complete the Calvin Pediatric Speech-Language-Hearing Case History Form.

This application form should be submitted by either fax, email, or regular mail to: Evelyn, Speech Pathology Program.

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