Speech-Language Pathology diagnoses and treats speech or language delays or disorders, and treats the speech or language difficulties caused by related conditions such as hearing loss, stroke, cleft palate, stuttering and many more.
ADULT SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY SERVICES
Adults being treated for traumatic brain injury, stroke, or other neurological disorder are seen by specially-trained speech-language pathologists in the Center's Pi Beta Phi Rehabilitation Institute.
Adults in need of in-patient treatment or outpatient swallowing studies are seen by the Center's Acute Speech-Language Pathology Team.
PEDIATRIC SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY
Children of all ages are seen in the pediatric speech-language pathology clinic which provides individual therapy, language classes, group treatment programs for stuttering, and consultations and support groups. One of the top pediatric speech-language pathology programs in the country, it is also one of the largest, experiencing over ten-fold growth in the past decade. There are 30-plus speech-language pathologists and occupational therapists working in this clinic which houses ten treatment specialty areas:
Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center Pediatric Speech-Language Pathology Clinic
Medical Center East - South Tower, 6th floor
1215 21st Ave. South
Nashville, TN 37232
Appointments: (615) 936-5000 (Voice/TRS)