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TU Speech-Language-Hearing Center

The Temple University Speech-Language-Hearing Center (TUSLHC) is the clinical component of the graduate program in speech-language pathology. A wide range of services is provided to people of all ages with disorders of communication. Graduate clinicians provide services under the direct supervision of the Temple faculty who hold the Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and Pennsylvania licensure in Speech-Language Pathology and/or Audiology.

The Center's office is open weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. with voice mail operating 24 hours/day. If you are interested in services, please call the office at 215-204-7543 for an application packet. You may email this form to Lisa Melvin at lmelvin@temple.edu, fax it to 215-204-5954, or mail it to the address listed below. If leaving a message on voice mail, please provide your name, name and age of the prospective client, mailing address, presenting problem, and a daytime telephone number. Using any of these methods will result in an application packet being sent to you. For more information, please contact:

Mrs. Lisa Melvin
Temple University Speech-Language-Hearing Center
110 Weiss Hall
13th Street & Cecil B. Moore Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Telephone: (215) 204-4482 (voice or TDD)

Fax: 215-204-5954

The Center offers the following range of services: 

Articulation Therapy: Clients of all ages are treated for disorders of articulation arising from delayed speech development, phonological problems, and neurological impairment. Treatment is also available for non-native speakers of English who wish to engage in accent reduction and for speakers of regional or cultural variations of Standard American English.Evaluations: Comprehensive speech and language evaluations and hearing screenings are available to clients of all ages in order to identify articulation, language, voice, and fluency disorders. Evaluations are scheduled in the mornings and may last from two to three hours.

Language Therapy: Clients of all ages may be seen for this service, but it is primarily for children with delayed language and children or adults with language/learning disabilities. Non-native English speakers and people with chronic aphasia are also seen for treatment of their respective language differences or disorders.

Aural Rehabilitation for Hearing-Impaired: This service provides evaluation and treatment for people with impaired hearing. Activities include auditory training, speech reading, hearing conservation, maintenance of hearing aids and other assistive listening devices, articulation, and language therapy.

Hispanic and Multicultural Programs: This program provides general speech-language and hearing services for Hispanic clients. Services are provided by graduate students who are bilingual (English-Spanish) under the direct supervision of a bilingual speech-language pathologist who holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and Pennsylvania licensure in Speech-Language Pathology. Treatment focuses on all aspects of oral communication skills.

Stuttering Prevention and Intervention Clinics: Preschool children who may be at risk for stuttering and children and adults who stutter are seen for treatment. Group therapy as well as individual therapy is available. A summer program for teens and young adults who stutter is also available.

Voice Therapy: Clients of all ages with any type of voice disorder are seen in this clinic for evaluation and treatment. These include clients with problems that affect quality, pitch, and/or volume of the voice. Those with medical problems, which may contribute to a voice disorder, are referred for additional services if needed. This program also specializes in serving the voice needs of the transgender population.



The Temple Univesity Speech-Language-Hearing Center is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and acts in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). View our privacy and non-discrimination policies here.