The Audiology and Speech Center

The Polsky Building, Room 181 


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
  • Articulation (speech sound) Disorders
  • Language Disorders
  • Support Groups
  • Fluency (stuttering) Disorders
  • Brain Injury
  • Neurological Speech Disorders
  • Voice Disorders
  • Assistive Communication Devices
  • Stroke
  • Auditory - Verbal Program for Hearing Impaired
  • If you are in need of hearing aid repair service only, you may mail in your instrument(s) to our clinic to the following address:
    • Audiology and Speech Center
      The University of Akron
      Akron, OH 44325-3001
    • Please indicate what is wrong with the hearing aid(s) and your full contact information so that when we receive it we can contact you
    • Repair services are available M-F; however, turn around times will vary
    • For shipping your devices in the mail safely, you may secure the hearing aid(s) in empty pill bottles with cotton balls or wrap them in thin bubble wrap, and then secure and ship them in bubble wrap packaging or a small sturdy box

Our Mission

The mission of the Audiology and Speech Center is to provide education, training, and research opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to provide diagnostic, management, and treatment services to members of the community with language, speech, and/or hearing disorders and differences.

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.

Information for non-English speaking clients

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