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The U.G.A. Speech and Hearing Clinic is your source for evidence-based, innovative audiology and speech-language pathology services in the heart of Athens, GA.

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 (PDF)

Comprehensive hearing evaluations for children and adults

The licensed, nationally certified audiologists at the UGA Speech and Hearing Clinic provide hearing evaluations to individuals of all ages. Our services include:

  • Newborn hearing screening and follow-up
  • Diagnostic auditory brainstem response (ABR) testing for infants
  • Comprehensive hearing evaluations for children and adults
  • Tinnitus consultations
Hearing Aids and Hearing Solutions

The UGA Speech and Hearing Clinic is proud to provide a wide variety of hearing solutions to our patients at multiple price points. We work with several national and international hearing aid manufacturers who promote research and innovation with their state-of-the-art products. Our services include:

  • Hearing aid consultations
  • Hearing aid fitting and programming
  • Hearing aid troubleshooting
  • FM system, remote microphone, and other assistive technology services
  • Custom swim molds
  • Custom hearing protection
Cochlear Implants

The UGA Speech and Hearing Clinic has expanded to provide cochlear implant candidacy evaluations to patients of all ages. We are qualified to program all three U.S. manufacturers of implant devices and work collaboratively with ENT surgeons to provide a convenient, collaborative cochlear implant experience. Our services include:

  • Cochlear implant candidacy evaluations
  • Cochlear implant activation and programming
  • Cochlear implant troubleshooting
Speech-Language and Literacy Evaluations
  • Evaluations for all ages (infants, toddlers, children, adults)
  • In-person and telehealth evaluations available
Speech-Language Therapy (all ages)
  • Social skills and executive function therapy
  • Stuttering and fluency treatment
  • Individual or small group sessions focused on speech sound disorders, language disorders, late talkers, voice, resonance, cognitive communication, AAC, aphasia, and dysphagia
  • Literacy Services (all ages)
  • Individual or small group sessions for reading, writing, and spelling
Voice Services
  • Treatment for Voice Disorders
  • Gender Affirming Voice Services
  • Parkinson SPEAK OUT! Individual Voice Therapy Services
  • Parkinson LOUD Crowd Support Group
    We are thankful for our partnership with the Parkinson Voice Project .


Speech Camps and Speech, Language, and Literacy Groups
  • Summer speech camps and groups
  • Parent/toddler language groups
  • Support groups
  • Monthly game nights for accent modification and aphasia clients
  • Book club groups (ages 3 to 10, tweens, and teens)
Speech/language Literacy Screenings
  • Community-based screenings
  • Clinic-based screenings
Telepractice Services
  • Individual and small group
  • Speech, language, and literacy telepractice services available


Information for Current Clients

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Faculty and Staff

Sandie Bass-Ringdahl
Clinical Professor
Jennifer A. Brown
Associate Professor
Lauren Cawley
Administrative Associate II
Kerry Cohen
Nancy B. Dellaria
Clinical Associate Professor
Patrick Finn
Alisa Norris Fountain
Clinical Education Coordinator
Silvia Garcia Wyatt
Administrative Associate II
Hannah Krimm
Assistant Professor
Amber Laws
Business Manager I
SoMang Moon
Clinical Assistant Professor
Alison Morrison
Audiology Clinic Coordinator
Laura Nichols
Clinical Associate Professor and CMSD Program Coordinator
Nina Santus
Clinical Assistant Professor
Ainsley P. Vergara
Clinical Assistant Professor

Contact Info

593 Aderhold Hall 110 Carlton Street Athens, Georgia 30602
© University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602