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The Fontbonne University Speech and Language Clinic in Kansas City

Now supporting the need to communicate in the Kansas City area

Fontbonne University’s Speech and Language Clinic in Kansas City is a free, non-profit clinic dedicated to meeting the needs of individuals of all ages and economic means.

The clinic is based on a family-centered philosophy designed to improve the quality of life for all those impacted by a communication disorder. Treatment is aimed at returning an individual’s communication functionality while also improving their ability to interact with family and friends, engage in activities, and even return to work.

Fontbonne has been providing speech, language, and hearing services to the St. Louis community for more than 50 years and has expanded our reach into the Kansas City area with a satellite program. All clinical services are provided by graduate students under the supervision of faculty members holding a certificate of clinical competence from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association. Supervising faculty also hold Missouri and Kansas state licensure in speech-language pathology. As a satellite program with an on-site clinic in Kansas City, Fontbonne provides hands-on training for graduate students in the Department of Communication Disorders and Deaf Education.

Students, faculty, staff, and persons served in the program’s clinic are treated in a non-discriminatory manner – this is, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, participation restriction, age, sexual orientation, or status as a parent. The institution and program comply with all applicable laws, regulations, and executive orders pertaining thereto.

The Fontbonne University Speech and Language Clinic in Kansas City is now accepting online applications. Click on the child or adult application link below for evaluation and/or therapy.

For assistance please call 816-501-2975 or email

Services Provided

Services include the evaluation and treatment of a wide variety of communication disorders resulting from conditions such as: developmental delay, cleft palate, cerebral palsy, hearing impairment, multiple disabilities, stroke, traumatic brain injury and neurological disorders.

Individual therapy, pediatric language groups and aphasia groups are also available.


Avila University’s Carondelet Hall
11901 Wornall Road, Kansas City, MO 64145



  • Aphasia
  • Apraxia of Speech
  • Articulation/Phonology
  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication
  • Dysarthria
  • Hearing Loss (Aural Rehabilitation/Cochlear Implants)
  • Fluency/Stuttering/Cluttering
  • Language and Literacy
  • Improving Spoken English (Accent Modification)
  • Voice/Resonance


Referrals from physicians, teachers, associated professionals and family members are welcome. Clinic applications may be obtained by clicking the links below “Clinic Applications” at the bottom of this page or by contacting the clinic. Clients are required to have an evaluation prior to scheduling therapy. Evaluations may be completed at the clinic. Current evaluations by a certified Speech-Language pathologist may also be accepted.


The Kansas City clinic is located in the Carondelet Hall building on Avila University’s campus at 11901 Wornall Road, Kansas City, MO 64145.

Interested in Supporting the Clinic?

You can help support The Fontbonne University Speech and Language Clinic in Kansas City. Your gift will help provide services at our free, non-profit clinic dedicated to meeting the needs of individuals of all ages and economic means with communication disorders. Learn more or donate now

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