Speech and Language Clinics

Information and Scheduling Appointments

Our clinic office number is (520) 621-7070. Email inquiries can be sent to SLHSClinic@email.arizona.edu. A packet of information on available services, a case history form, and fee schedule will be sent upon request.

You are welcome to download our Child Intake Form or our Adult Intake Form, complete, print, and mail, fax (520-621-9901) or email it to us. The case history should be completed and returned to the Clinic. If available, copies of evaluations or progress notes, physician notes, IEPs, should be included with the case history form. The clinics offers a variety of individual and group programs, including outreach activities. We welcome physician, community and self-referrals.

Our Clinic provides services to children and adults in the DDD system. Otherwise, activities are on a fee-for-service basis, with evaluations (3 hours) at $300; individual one-hour sessions at $80; and group one-hour sessions at $35.

There are scholarship monies available for those who qualify. Please request a scholarship form from the front office.

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Adult and Pediatric Clinics: Services At a Glance

Graduate students in Speech-Language Pathology provide the evaluations and treatment with our clients under the direct supervision of a certified speech-language pathologist. All of the clinic faculty hold Arizona licensure and certification from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).

Clinic for Adult Communication: Evaluation and Treatment for adults with

  • Neurologic communication disorders secondary to stroke, TBI or neurologic disease and disorder
  • Transgender voice and communication
  • Speech disorders
  • Physical and functional voice pathologies and disorders
  • Stuttering and Cluttering
  • Communication difficulties secondary to hearing loss
  • Use of speech generating devices
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT)
  • Developmental language disorders in adults
  • Evaluations and support to enhance presentation style and professional communication skills, including accent modification.

Grunewald-Blitz Clinic for Communication Disorders in Children: Evaluation and Treatment for children with

  • Neurodevelopmental disorders, including Down Syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Specific language impairment,
  • Cochlear Implants
  • Speech sound disorders,
  • Feeding and Swallowing,
  • Cleft lip and palate,
  • Stuttering and Cluttering,
  • Neurologic communication disorders secondary to stroke, TBI or neurologic disease and disorder
  • Physical and functional voice pathologies and disorders
  • Use of speech generating devices
  • Language/literacy difficulties

The clinic provides specialized programming for children with cochlear implants, as well as the summer T.A.L.K. camp for children using speech generating devices. Outreach Programs and consultations are available.

The GBC was endowed in 1995 by Ms. Abbey Grunewald to honor the memory of her grandson, Nicholas Blitz, who had cerebral palsy and dysarthria. Each year, the GBC evaluates and treats hundreds of children, offering a communication lifeline to Tucson and Southern Arizona Communities. The clinic is equipped with state of the art instrumentation in speech-language pathology and audiology. The environment is fun and functional, accommodating individual and group therapy sessions.

Autism Clinic Extension: provides communication therapy for children pre-school through sixth grade diagnosed with or suspected of having Autism Spectrum Disorder or Asperger’s Syndrome. Individual and small group therapy focusing on:

  • speech and language skills,
  • appropriate toy play,
  • pragmatics,
  • game play
  • making and keeping friends
  • functional group behaviors

Parent training on techniques and strategies to promote interaction within the family and school is also included.

You can read past ACE Newsletters for interesting information regarding programs, ideas, and current research: November 2015January 2016.

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