UW Speech & Hearing Clinic is closed for in-clinic appointments until further notice. Telepractice options are available (updated May 15, 2020)
In response to the current novel coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak and the risk it poses to the community, and especially our most vulnerable populations, the UW Speech & Hearing Clinic will be closed until further notice. All in-clinic speech and language, and audiology* appointments will be postponed until further notice.
- *Our audiologists will continue to provide essential hearing aid troubleshooting and repair services. Please call 206-543-5440 to schedule a time for a no-contact curbside drop off your hearing aid.
- Telepractice options: We are beginning to offer telepractice sessions to our clients. Please go to the Telepractice Options page for more details.
- Except for specific scheduled appointment times, the Clinic is closed to the public and clinic staff are working from home.
We believe this to be the best action to take at this time based on information provided to us by the University of Washington administration, as well as guidelines from county, state, and national health officials. Please feel free to call us 206-543-5440 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or concerns about this closure. This message will be updated as new information is made available to us.
Please go to the Clinic Coronavirus Information page for more information about the closure.
The UW Speech & Hearing Clinic is an outpatient center providing exceptional care to the community while serving as a clinical education and research facility. The clinic is a living laboratory in the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences with graduate students preparing to become audiologists and speech-language pathologists along-side clinical educators who are experts in their field. Our graduate students provide services under the supervision of audiology and speech-language pathology clinical educators who are nationally certified by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) and licensed by the Washington Department of Health.
The U.S. News and World Report ranks our graduate programs in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology in the top five in the country year after year. We invite you and your family to see us for your hearing and speech/language needs, as well as participate in the preparation of the next generation of the best and brightest in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.
U.W. SPEECH AND HEARING CLINIC POLICY regarding NON-DISCRIMINATION and AFFIRMATIVE ACTION
The UW Speech and Hearing Clinic abides by the University of Washington policies regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action with regard to its faculty, staff, students and clients and their families/caregivers. The specific policy should be reviewed and can be found at: http://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/PO/EO31.html The UW Speech and Hearing Clinic holds paramount the welfare of each client and their family/caregiver members. This includes upholding a client’s rights during all encounters. A copy of a client’s “Bill of Rights” is posted in each waiting area.