Speech-Language Clinic

About Western's Speech-Language Clinic

Western Washington University's Speech-Language donation-based clinic provides:

  • Individual and group speech-language therapy and treatment
  • Comprehensive evaluations and assessments
  • Parent training and coaching
  • Consultation to individuals, agencies and school systems

Learn more about our services.

Who We Treat

We treat patients of all ages, offering comprehensive service programs for diagnosis and therapy in speech and language.

Family members and/or care providers collaborate with clinicians in developing short and long-term treatment goals. Family participation in therapy sessions is encouraged.

A speech pathologist watches as a child picks out cards with the appropriate letters  on them.
A speech pathologist clinician and a patient in a wheelchair look at a calendar
Academic Instruction Center, a modern square building with three floors and floor-to-ceiling windows on three sides

About our Clinic

Western’s Speech-Language Clinic offers valuable services to individuals with communication disorders and their families from Bellingham and nearby communities.

Faculty, clinical educators, and supervised students share their clinical expertise in our on-site clinic and various offsite facilities. The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) ​​​​ provides over 6000 hours of clinical services annually to people in the Bellingham community.

In addition, during their internships our graduate student clinicians collectively contribute almost 10000 hours of clinical service per year while working in the public schools and medical settings throughout the region.