This clinic provides services for school-age children who demonstrate writing and reading difficulties related to language. It provides assessment as needed and an individualized program that focuses on the child’s area of need.
The clinic assists children and adolescents who are struggling with listening, phonemic awareness, spelling, word identification, reading comprehension, and written expression.
The clinic offers 50-minute weekly sessions. Sessions follow the Nazareth College semester schedule and may occur in an individual or a small group format, depending upon client needs and clinic schedules. Schedules for therapy are completed before the start of each semester. Evaluations are scheduled throughout the semester.
Therapy services are provided by students in the communication sciences and disorders and graduate speech-language pathology programs. All therapy is supervised by faculty certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and licensed by the New York State Office of the Professions.
Clients are referred to the clinic from multiple sources, including current clinic families, other clinics and clients, case managers, physicians, social workers, teachers, and community speech-language therapists. A current speech-language evaluation and/or progress report must be available. Arrangements for evaluation can be made through the clinic if needed.
Eligibility and Fees
The clinic offers affordable services to families. Please contact the clinic for the current fees. A sliding fee scale is available.
The language and literacy clinic is on the Nazareth campus in Carroll Hall. The clinic space is accessible.