Missouri State University

Speech Pathology

The Speech-Language Pathology Program provides individual evaluation and treatment for all types of communication disorders.

Services SLP1

  • Speech-Language screenings
  • Speech-Language evaluation
  • Swallowing evaluation and treatment
  • Therapy for a variety of developmental and/or acquired disorders such as:
    • Language Disorders
    • Language Delays
    • Articulation Disorders
    • Stuttering
    • Voice Disorders
    • Cleft Palate
    • Laryngectomy
    • Accent Reduction
    • Stroke
    • Head Injury
    • Cerebral Palsy
    • Autism
    • Communication needs
    • Other Neurological Conditions

Language Intervention Lab

The Language Intervention Lab at the Clinic provides services to  young preschool children with communication delays or disorders through the Language Intervention Lab (LIL). Although some children benefit from one-on-one therapy, most young children respond optimally within a setting that is arranged for natural communication exchanges that includes peers. Through child-centered activities that engage children, opportunities to communicate become functional and fun! Learn more.

New Mothers

Is your baby on track? (developmental checklist)

Life Skills Communication Group

Our Life Skills Communication Group is a individual or group process for re-learning how to make life work again. Many young people and adults have brain trauma enter their lives. Re-grouping after these serious events requires attention to the details of daily living in a new way. Join us for the support you may need. You deserve the full attention recovery requires for a return to your worlds of work, play and life. Learn more.

Stroke Support Group

The Stroke Support Group is a group speech-language therapy opportunity for individuals who have survived a stroke and would benefit from social support and group speech and language therapy.  The group is meant to provide recovery and rehabilitation to help both survivors and caregivers overcome the challenges and sense of isolation that can accompany stroke. Learn more.

Communication Support Group

The Communication Support Group is a group speech-language therapy opportunity for individuals who have survived a traumatic brain injury or stroke. This group provides continuing support for those returning to everyday activities after major life changes. Members help one another face and overcome common challenges by sharing experiences and encouraging one another. Learn more.

Evaluation Services

Evaluation services are provided to individuals of all ages for articulation or speech sound disorders, language impairments, voice disorders, problems in fluency or stuttering, and impaired oral muscular control. The assessment typically includes comprehensive testing and observation, interviews with the client and family members, and consultation regarding the clinical findings and recommendations.

Intervention Programs

Intervention programs vary depending on the nature and severity of the communication disorder, the person's age and individual concerns. Therapy may be scheduled for individual or group sessions with clients of all ages. Parents of children in therapy as well as family members or caregivers of adult clients receive information regarding the person's progress and ways to facilitate communication skills outside the clinic.

Accent Reduction Program

Accent Reduction for individuals with foreign or regional accents, the Accent Reduction Program focuses on improving pronunciation, intonation, spoken grammar and use of the language.