Audiology and Speech Center
Reading and Language Clinic for Adults and Children

Who can benefit from services at the Reading and Language Clinic?

Children or adults. . .

  • Who struggle to read
  • Who struggle to write
  • Who struggle to comprehend what they read
  • Who struggle with understanding vocabulary  
  • Who do not read smoothly or       fluently at an appropriate rate
  • Who have low incidence disabilities such as autism and struggle to read
  • Who have been diagnosed with a language-learning disability
  • Who are English as a second language learners and are struggling with reading and writing
  • Who have been or may be retained due to the Third Grade Reading Guarantee

 

How we can help:

  • Use of methods that follow the recommendations of the National Reading Panel
  • Use of multisensory techniques such as Orton-Gillingham through the Institute for Multi-Sensory Education and Wilson Language Training-Wilson Reading System (approved intervention programs on the Ohio Department of Education website), LiPS (The Lindamood Phoneme Sequencing Program for Reading, Spelling, and Speech), and the Laubach Way to Reading
  • Use of assistive technology to aid in the reading and writing process

 

Questions can be directed to

Jennifer Visker, jnv5@uakron.edu or 330-972-2120, 330-972-6035.

The University of Akron
Audiology and Speech Center
Polsky Building Room 181
225 South Main St.
Akron, OH  44325-3001
Entrance on High Street,br> Clinic: 330-972-6035
Fax: 330-972-7884