The Eckelmann-Taylor Speech and Hearing Clinic is a division of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD). The clinic is located in the Fairchild Hall/Rachel Cooper building.
The Speech and Hearing Clinic is a non-profit organization. It provides services and products at reasonable rates. Illinois State students receive a 50% discount on all clinic services. In addition, audiology and speech therapy services provided at the clinic are covered by student health insurance. The clinic also works with third-party insurers.
Here are examples of services; for a full list of services, visit clinic website. The clinic is delighted to announce that it will be able to provide cochlear implant mapping services in the spring of 2019.
- Comprehensive hearing exams assess the integrity of the auditory system, measure hearing sensitivity and identify the presence of hearing loss.
- Hearing aid services include consultations, adjustments and adjustments.
- Walk-in clinic for hearing aid repair take place every Friday from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. No appointment is required for the walk-in clinic; patients are seen first come, first served.
- Assistive listening devices include FM systems, infrared systems, walkie-talkies, amplified telephones, alarm systems and applications for the Illinois Telecommunications Access Corp. (iTAC).
- Personalized hearing protection helps keep your ears safe while working out, attending sporting events and concerts, mowing the lawn, recreational shooting, and more. Noise protection can improve the listening experience with less distortion and fatigue and protect your ears from noise-induced hearing loss.
- Musician takes provide attenuation options to help musicians hear characteristics of music more accurately.
- sleep plugs are made with a soft material to reduce surrounding noise and allow for a comfortable and peaceful night’s sleep.
Speech and language
- Changing accents services can be provided to those who wish to address this component of speech.
- Stuttering the services use fluency-generating techniques that help patients produce fluent and effortless speech.
- gender-affirming communication the services help bring people closer to the goal of having verbal production that matches their core identity.
- Cognitive communication disorders can be resolved by providing intervention services and resources.
If you have a question about clinic services or would like to schedule an appointment, contact [email protected] or (309) 438-8641.