The Center for Speech and Hearing provides a supportive learning environment for students studying communication disorders.

Communication is at the heart of everything we do. When communication is difficult, it can be isolating. Here at the Center for Speech and Hearing, we understand these challenges, and we are prepared to provide you with tools and supports to help you, or your loved one, achieve your communication goals. We provide comprehensive, high-quality services that are designed specifically for your family's needs. Our goal is for our clients to feel supported, competent, and confident in their communication journey.

In-person, telepractice, or hybrid service options are available.

The Center for Speech and Hearing is located on the main campus of Southeast Missouri State University and is affiliated with the Department of Communication Disorders.


We provide comprehensive diagnostic and intervention services for individuals of all ages with communication disorders.

  • Speech and Sound Production
  • Voice and Resonance 
  • Receptive and Expressive Language 
  • Hearing, Auditory Processing and Aural Rehabilitation 
  • Fluency (Stuttering)
  • Augmentative/Alternative Communication (AAC) 
  • Literacy (Reading)
  • Cognitive-Communication Skills
  • Social-Pragmatic Skills
  • Infant-Toddler Development
  • Swallowing 

Therapy Groups

Patient Check-In and COVID-19 Screening

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Statement of Non-Discrimination 

Southeast Missouri State University, the Department of Communication Disorders, and the Center for Speech and Hearing are committed to providing a safe, civil, and positive learning and working environment for its faculty, staff, students, and visitors, free from discrimination in any form. This policy applies to all members and guests of the University community and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status in any of its programs or activities. Harassment based on any of these classifications is a form of discrimination that also violates University policy and will not be tolerated. In some circumstances, such discrimination may also violate federal and/or state law. Retaliation is also prohibited against anyone who asserts a claim of discrimination, participates in a discrimination investigation, or otherwise opposes unlawful discrimination. This policy is consistent with the academic mission of the University and with the legal requirements of applicable state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination. These laws include but are not limited to: Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Missouri Human Rights Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Equal Pay Act, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam-Era Veterans Readjustment Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and all amendments to the foregoing

Mission and Vision 

At the Center for Speech and Hearing, it our mission to create a supportive  environment in which we can foster students’ ability to integrate evidence-based practice and technological advancements with compassionate, ethical-client driven care.  

Our vision and goals align with that of Department of Communication Disorders, the College of Education, Health, and Human Studies, and the University.  

Learn More About the Center for Speech and Hearing

The Center for Speech and Hearing provides comprehensive diagnostic and intervention services for communication disorders for all ages. Learn more about the Center for Speech and Hearing.

402 N. Pacific
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701