Memphis Speech and Hearing Center

Memphis Speech and Hearing Center Mission statement: To provide high-quality innovative services in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of communication disorders to residents of all ages in Memphis and surrounding areas, to provide educational and training opportunities to both clients and their families, and to provide clinical education opportunities for future professionals working with communication disorders.

The Memphis Speech and Hearing Center was established in 1947 by its Board of Directors to provide a full range of clinical services to individuals with communication disorders. Since 1967, the Center has been affiliated with The University of Memphis. It's also the site of the UofM's School of Communication Sciences and Disorders. State-of-the-art research laboratories and a graduate education program, combined with the Center's well-respected clinical program, make it one of the premier speech and hearing facilities in the nation.

The MSHC, Inc. Board of Directors established the Client Assistance Program which provides financial support to qualifying clients/patients and their families. In the 2020 fiscal year, the CAP program contributed over $57,000 on services and devices.

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The Center's professional staff provides speech, language, and hearing evaluations and offers treatment programs tailored to individual needs. A wide array of diagnostic equipment and materials makes it possible to evaluate communication problems experienced by clients of any age, from infants to adults. Based on evaluation results, clinicians work with clients, parents, and families to develop appropriate, functional treatment plans.