DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATION SCIENCES AND DISORDERS

CSD Clinical Facilities

The WVU Speech Center

The West Virginia University Speech Center is located on the eighth floor of Allen Hall. Therapy is conducted each day, Monday through Thursday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with the services of a fully certified supervisory staff. During a typical semester, the caseload includes the following disorders: articulation, adult and child language, fluency, and voice. Individual as well as group therapy is offered each semester to meet the needs of the clients. Therapy sessions are conducted in nine treatment rooms, each of which is equipped with a two-way mirror and monitoring system. The clinic also conducts augmentative communication evaluations as part of its services. There is a video monitoring system and fully equipped laboratory for acoustic and physiologic study of speech disorders. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact Melissa Mitchell at (304) 293-6817 or by emailing Melissa.Mitchell@mail.wvu.edu.

The WVU Hearing Center

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders also operates the West Virginia University Hearing Center at Allen Hall which is equipped to provide complete diagnostic and rehabilitative services. Patients are seen at the Center on a referral basis Monday through Thursday. Students who register for audiology practicum are provided opportunities to gain varied experience in keeping with their interests and abilities.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact Melissa Mitchell at (304) 293-6817 or by emailing Melissa.Mitchell@mail.wvu.edu.

Our Nondiscrimination Policy

West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution and is committed to social justice. The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders fully supports that commitment and expects to maintain a positive clinical and learning environment based upon open communication, mutual respect, and nondiscrimination. Our facility does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, disability, veteran status, religion, sexual orientation, color, or national origin. If you are a person with a disability and anticipate needing any type of accommodation in order to participate in clinic, please advise the staff or supervisors.

The Speech Clinic at the WVU Health Sciences Center

The Speech Clinic at Ruby Memorial Hospital is located on the third floor of the Physician’s Office Building in the Department of Rehabilitation. Therapy and diagnostics are conducted each day, Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. under the supervision of a fully certified staff with both in-patients and out-patients. During a typical semester, the caseload includes the following disorders: articulation, voice, and swallowing. Therapy is conducted throughout the hospital in individual therapy rooms, as well as at bedside.

Off-Campus Clinical Facilities

In addition to the above WVU audiology and speech-language pathology facilities, the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders maintains a formal relationship with several off-campus clinical settings and externship sites in which students may obtain clinical hours working with a wide range of individuals with communication disorders. These include a variety of local and regional hospitals, schools, rehabilitation centers, private practices, and nursing homes.