Communication Sciences & Disorders

174 Chester Park, 31 West College Street, Duluth, MN 55812

Phone: (218) 726–7974; Fax: (218) 726–8693


University of

College of Education &
Human Service Professions

"Without this program, we would
have had many more tears."

Robert F. Pierce Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic

Who Can Benefit From Speech-Language-Hearing Services?

Anyone who suspects a speech, language, or hearing problem would benefit from being evaluated by a speech-language pathologist or audiologist. The following are examples of characteristics ofpersons with communication impairments.

A Preschool Child

A School-Age Child

An Adult

Speech and Language Services Available for Children and Adults

Diagnostic Evaluations


Therapy/Treatment Services

What our Clients Say

"This program is outstanding. Our son has made great strides with his speech. He would not be where he is today without this program. Thank you!"

"We were very impressed with the attention that our son received in your program. Everyone has mentioned the progress that he made."

"I will definitely recommend this clinic to anyone I know who needs speech services."

Directions to the Clinic  - Campus Map

Take Woodland Avenue (North) to the traffic light at Clover Street. Turn left onto West Clover Street. Parking Lot R-3 is on the left. Enter the Chester Park Building and turn right to the Robert F. Pierce Speech Language Hearing Clinic.


The Robert F. Pierce Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic is the clinical teaching unit within the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. The Department is part of the College of Education and Human Service Professions at the University of Minnesota Duluth.

The Clinic is generously supported by financial funding, from the Edwin Eddy Family Foundation, making the clinic accessible to everyone in the community.


The goals of the Robert F. Pierce SpeechLanguage- Hearing Clinic are to: assist people of all ages with speech, language, and hearing disorders through comprehensive assessment and individually designed treatment programs provide a practicurn experience for students in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders who are supervised by professional speech-language pathologists and audiologists certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association help clients, family members, and other professionals gain a better understanding of communication disorders advance knowledge of communication disorders through research.

Referral Procedures

Anyone may access the services of the clinic. To schedule an appointment for an evaluation or to inquire about therapy services, call (218) 726-8199.


A nominal clinic access fee is charged to partially offset the operating costs of the clinic. A financial assistance program is available for those who cannot afford the fee. Services are not covered by insurance.

Hearing Services Available for Children and Adults