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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, clinic services will be provided via telehealth, curbside services, and limited in-clinic services by appointment only. Please do not drop in without an appointment.

The UGA Speech & Hearing Clinic offers innovative research-based services in the following areas:

  • Hearing evaluations (all ages)
  • Newborn hearing screening and follow-up
  • Diagnostic auditory brainstem response (ABR) testing for infants
  • Comprehensive hearing evaluations for children and adults
  • Tinnitus consultations
  • Cochlear implant candidacy evaluations
  • Cochlear implant activation and programming
  • Cochlear implant troubleshooting
  • Hearing aid consultations
  • Hearing aid fitting and programming
  • Hearing aid troubleshooting
  • FM system, remote microphone, and other assistive technology services
  • Aural Rehabilitation therapy for individuals with hearing loss
  • Custom swim molds
  • Custom hearing protection
  • Speech-Language Evaluations
  • Speech-Language Therapy (all ages) - Individual or small group sessions focused on speech sound disorders, language disorders, late talkers, voice, resonance, cognitive communication, AAC, aphasia, and dysphagia.
  • Accent modification supports
  • Transgender voice supports
  • Social skills and executive function therapy
  • Literacy Services (all ages) - Individual or small group sessions for reading, writing, & spelling.
  • Aural Rehabilitation Services (all ages) - Individual or small group sessions.
  • Weekly Phonics & Phonological Awareness Lessons (ages 3 to 7) - Interactive small groups.
  • Weekly Book Club Groups (ages 3 to 10) - To build vocabulary and language skills.
  • Monthly Book Club Groups (tweens, teens and high schoolers) - To encourage social and academic conversation around books and stories.
  • Writing Intensives, including: Comic Book Bootcamp (1st through 8th graders), Fantasy Fun Bootcamp (1st through 8th graders), The 5 Paragraph Essay Bootcamp (6th through 12th graders)
  • Weekly Writing Groups (1st through 12th graders)
  • Weekly Circle Time Language Groups (ages 2 through 5th grade) - For children with diagnosed speech-language disorders or whose families are concerned about their speech and language skills.
  • Weekly "Once Upon a Story" Small Groups (ages 2 through 5th grade) - For children with diagnosed speech/language disorders or whose families are concerned about their speech and language skills.
  • COVID Special Offering! FREE Instructional Consultation

We are offering free instructional 30 minute consultations to families, early education/daycare teachers, homeschooling groups, tutors, and learning pod leaders during the fall 2020 transition to virtual learning.

Free screenings are listed in our upcoming events and announced on our Facebook page. You can also contact the clinic for the next screening date.

The UGA Speech and Hearing Clinic complies with applicable federal civil rights laws. Students, faculty, staff, and persons served are treated in a nondiscriminatory manner without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship, culture, disability, participation restriction, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/gender expression, genetic information, language, dialect, or status as a parent or veteran.

Notice of Nondiscrimination and Language Assistance Services

The UGA Speech and Hearing Clinic

Celebrating 60 Years of Research, Teaching, and Service

Outreach Programs and Events

Our summer programs offer intensive clinics for students and adults with speech and hearing difficulties. Visit our event page to learn more.

Upcoming Events

Faculty and Staff

Sandie Bass-Ringdahl

  • Clinical Associate Professor

Jennifer A. Brown

  • Associate Professor

Lauren Cawley

  • Administrative Associate II

Nancy Dellaria

  • Clinical Associate Professor

Patrick Finn

  • Professor

Alisa Norris Fountain

  • Clinical Education Coordinator

Hannah Krimm

  • Assistant Professor

Amber Laws

  • Clinic Office Manager

Anne K. Marcotte

  • Professor and CMSD Program Director

Alison Morrison

  • Audiology Clinic Coordinator

Kathy L. Moss

  • Business Manager I

Laura Nichols

  • Clinical Assistant Professor

Katy H. O'Brien

  • Assistant Professor

Nina Santus

  • Clinical Assistant Professor

Contact Us

Director: T.J. Ragan, MA, CCC-SLP

593 Aderhold Hall 110 Carlton Street Athens, Georgia 30602