Skip to main content

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 this newly announced distance education 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 state licensure in speech-language pathology. As a distance education program with an on-site clinic in Kansas City, Fontbonne will provide 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 speechclinickc@fontbonne.edu.

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.

Location

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

 

Clinic Dates

Upcoming clinic sessions are tentatively scheduled for the following:

2021 session*: September 7 through November 23, 2021

2022 session*: January 24 through April 22, 2022

* Please check back later for additional details and confirmation of clinic sessions.

 

Intake Forms

Apply Now for Child Evaluation

Apply Now for Adult Evaluation

 

Contact

816-501-2975
speechclinickc@fontbonne.edu

  • 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

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.

Location

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

Clinic Dates

Upcoming clinic sessions are tentatively scheduled for the following:

  • 2021 session*: September 7 through November 23, 2021
  • 2022 session*: January 24 through April 22, 2022

* Please check back later for additional details and confirmation of clinic sessions.

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

Resources from our St. Louis Campus

We are using cookies to give you the best experience. You can find out more about which cookies we are using or switch them off in privacy settings.
AcceptPrivacy Settings

GDPR

  • GDPR Privacy Policy
  • Google Analytics

GDPR Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Overall Policy

Thank you for visiting our website. We’re pleased to share our policy regarding the use of information received here. Privacy is a matter of concern to us. We are committed to protecting your privacy and the security of the information that you may provide to us.

Personal Information

We do not track individual users. Your email address or other personal information is not collected unless you provide it on a form, survey or application. We will not sell or otherwise make available any personally identifiable information to any organization not directly affiliated with us. We will comply with legitimate government or legal requests as necessary to protect our organization or to comply with laws.

Traffic Analysis

We analyze traffic to this site. We collect statistical data on an aggregated basis through Google Analytics. For example, we collect information about the domain names of servers that bring visitors to our site. We count the number of visitors and keep track of where they go on our site. Such information allows us to find out what areas users visit most frequently and what services they access the most, which enables us to create a better overall user experience. To gather such data, we use cookie technology, which collects data in aggregate form, not by individual user.

Cookies

As referenced above, we use cookie technology for traffic analysis. Cookies are small pieces of information stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. The cookies placed by our server do not gather personal information about you, do not provide any way for us to contact you and do not gather information about your computer. The cookies simply allow us to enhance our site by letting us know what sections are visited most often. The use of cookies is common on the Internet, and our use of them is similar to that of other reputable online organizations.

Links To Other Sites

Our site contains links to other sites and Internet resources. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these third-party websites and Internet resources.

Updates To Privacy Policy

We may update the privacy policy periodically, and we encourage visitors to review them on a regular basis.

Last revised: June 2015

Google Analytics