The Audiology and Speech Center

The Audiology and Speech Center

181 Polsky Building
225 South Main Street
Akron, OH 44325-3001

Clinical Services

The Audiology and Speech Center provides a full range of clinical speech, language and hearing services for children and adults in the Greater Akron-Canton area, the University community and across NE Ohio.

The Center is the training arm of the School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. Clinical services are provided by graduate students in training, supervised by Ohio licensed and ASHA Certified speech-language pathologists and audiologists.

Audiology (Hearing) Services Speech and Language Services
Hearing Evaluations Articulation (speech sound) Disorders
Hearing Aids Language Disorders
Auditory Processing Evaluations Fluency (stuttering) disorders
Custom Hearing Protection Brain Injury
Specialty Ear Molds
(musicians' ear plugs, swim molds, etc.)
 Neurological Speech Disorders
Support and Community Services
(hearing screenings, speaker's bureau)
Assistive Communication Devices
Hearing Assistive Technology Stroke
Tinnitus Assessment and Treatment Auditory - Verbal Program for Hearing Impaired
Audiologic Treatment: Beyond the hearing aid Support Groups

Our Mission

The mission of the Audiology and Speech Center is to provide education and training for undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the clinical training program and to provide diagnostic and treatment services to persons with language, speech, and/or hearing problems.

Audiology and Speech Center Outcomes

  1. Improve the lives of consumers in Akron, Summit County and throughout Ohio by providing high quality, comprehensive, state of the art audiologic and speech-language services as measured by patient satisfaction surveys.
  2. University of Akron student clinicians will obtain clinical experiences and competencies needed for state licensure, certification and employment as measured by exit interviews, exit surveys and employment surveys.
  3. University of Akron students will obtain evidence based training in assessment and treatment of a variety of communication/hearing/balance disorders, service delivery models, business practices and case management procedures as measured by the Knowledge and Skills Assessment (KASA) competencies.

Policy of nondiscrimination in programs and activities

The University of Akron does not discriminate on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, age, handicap, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loans programs, or other school-administered programs.

The Audiology and Speech Center

181 Polsky Building
225 South Main Street
Akron, OH 44325-3001


To make an appointment, call 330-972-6035.

Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Some limited early evening hours are available.


The Polsky Building
Room 181, First Floor
225 South Main Street
Akron, OH 44325-3001

  • Enter on High Street
  • Take the elevator down to the first floor
  • Room 181 will be on your left

Directions and Parking

Polsky Parking Deck
275 South High Street
Akron, OH 44325

Parking passes for the Polsky Deck may be obtained from our Center Office when an appointment is made.

Driving Directions
Campus Map


  • Payment for services is expected at the time of service.
  • Some third-party payments are accepted.
  • Fee adjustments can be made based on family income; application is required.
  • Products must be paid for at the time of dispensing.


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Akron, OH 44325
Phone: 330-972-7111
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