Services for Children and Adolescents

Information and Scheduling Appointments

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to 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.

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).

Evaluation and Treatment for children and adolescents with

  • Neurodevelopmental disorders, including Down Syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Specific language impairment
  • Language/literacy difficulties
  • Cochlear implants
  • Speech sound disorders
  • Feeding and swallowing
  • AAC and use of speech generating devices
  • 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

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.

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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.

The Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences is committed to creating and maintaining an environment free of discrimination -- in the classroom, the clinical setting, and the workplace.  The University of Arizona Office of Institutional Equity provides education and support for these efforts.

The University of Arizona is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The University prohibits discrimination in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information and is committed to maintaining an environment free from sexual harassment and retaliation.