Communication Sciences and Disorders
Speech and Hearing Clinic
About the Clinic
The BGSU Speech and Hearing Clinic offers state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic speech, language, and hearing services while acting as a training facility for master's- and doctoral-level speech-language pathologists.
Professionally experienced faculty and clinical staff are state licensed and nationally certified speech-language pathologists and audiologists. Under the supervision of these professionals, enthusiastic graduate students receive valuable academic and clinical experiences.
Mission of the BGSU Speech and Hearing Clinic
The mission of the BGSU Speech and Hearing Clinic is to provide diagnostic and remedial clinical experiences for students in Communication Sciences and Disorders, consistent with the standards of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and the Ohio Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology (OBSLPA). Its mission is also to provide diagnostic and remedial speech, language and hearing services to the general public, and to the University community, consistent with the ASHA and OBSLPA standards.
The BGSU Speech and Hearing Clinic provides evaluation and treatment of infants, children, and adults who exhibit a wide range of communication concerns, specifically including:
- Craniofacial disorders (cleft lip and/or palate, etc.)
- Delays and disorders of speech and/or language development
- Foreign accent modification
- Head injury or cognitive difficulties
- Phonological / articulation disorders
- Reading and writing difficulties and disorders
- Social-pragmatic difficulties and disorders
- Swallowing / feeding problems in infants, children, and adults
- Voice disorders
- Hearing aid sales, evaluation, and service
- Hearing evaluations
- Newborn infant hearing screening
Assessment and treatment of speech and language problems, including phonological disorders and autism.
Assessment and treatment of voice disorders, including hoarse voice, laryngitis, inappropriate pitch, vocal cord paralysis, laryngectomy, etc. Special emphasis is available for problems with the performing voice.
The ROWing Clinic (Reading, Organizing, and Writing):
The ROWing Clinic serves both children and adults who struggle with reading, organizational skills, and/or writing. Both school-age students and college students can arrange for comprehensive assessments as well as therapy services through this clinic. Additionally, consultation services are available to speech-language pathologists, teachers, and other professionals who work closely with individuals who struggle with reading, writing, and/or organizational skills.
Referrals / Appointments
The BGSU Speech and Hearing Clinic accepts referrals from all sources including self-referral. The BGSU Speech and Hearing Clinic is open Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. To schedule an appointment or inquire about services, contact the clinic at 419-372-2515, or E-mail the clinic.
The BGSU Speech and Hearing Clinic is a non-profit organization and provides services at reasonable rates. Fees for services are used to maintain Clinic operations and purchase clinical materials. The Federal Register/Child Nutrition Programs-Income Eligibility Guidelines allow the clinic to offer an adjustable fee schedule for speech-language services that is based on family income and size.
Feel free to call or visit us at:
Bowling Green State University
200 Health Center Building
Bowling Green, OH 43403-0149
ASHA Certified and Ohio Licensed Faculty and Staff:
Karen Brackenbury, M.A., CCC-SLP
Timothy Brackenbury, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Elizabeth Burroughs, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Donna Colcord, M.S., CCC-SLP, Clinic Director
Roger D. Colcord, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Alexander Goberman, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Lynne E. Hewitt, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Miriam Krause, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Adrienne Lange, M.S., CCC-SLP
Amy Paluch, M.S., CCC-SLP
Emily Rusnak, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Laura L. Schrock, M.S., CCC-SLP
Cindy Smiczek, M.S., CCC-SLP
Kimberly S. Traver, Au.D, CCC-A.
Susan Vining, M.S., CCC-A
The master's program in speech-language pathology at Bowling Green State University is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.