The University of North Texas Speech and Hearing Center has been serving people with speech, language, and hearing disorders since 1967. The Center strives to provide superior professional diagnostic and treatment services in speech-language pathology and audiology while providing excellence in clinical education for students in the Department of Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology at the University of North Texas. Our showcase facility boasts a hearing aid dispensary, preschool language room, numerous therapy and diagnostic rooms, areas for families to observe clinical sessions, and ample parking.
Conveniently located near downtown Denton and Interstate 35, the center attracts clients from throughout northern Texas and southern Oklahoma. The Center averages 5000 client visits per year, with over 150 people receiving therapy on a weekly basis and more than 500 coming to have their speech, language, or hearing evaluated. The professional personnel includes twenty speech-language pathologists and audiologists, all holding professional certification from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association or American Academy of Audiology and licensure from the State of Texas.
The UNT Speech and Hearing Center provides services to clients in a non-discriminatory manner without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national or ethnic origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship, or status as a covered veteran.
Cassie Thomas, Au.D., F-AAA -- Clinical Director
For an appointment, call 940-565-2262 or Email Us
The University of North Texas Speech and Hearing Center accepts referrals from community agencies, patients and their families, physicians, schools, speech-language pathologists, and other audiologists. The Center is For further information or to make an appointment, call 940-565-2262.
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The Center is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Services are provided by appointment.
Speech and Hearing Center
907 West Sycamore Street
(940) 565-2262 (voice)
(940) 369-7702 (fax)
TTY ( 940) 369-7325
University of North Texas
Speech and Hearing Center
1155 Union Circle # 305010
Denton, Texas 76203
Aural Rehabilitation Program
A graduate student-led Aural Rehabilitation class aimed at potential or new hearing aid users within our Audiology Clinic and Community is conducted twice per semester and is supervised by one of the UNT clinical audiologists.
The Following Topics may be Included:
- hearing loss and etiologies
- audiometric testing
- communication strategies
- effects of hearing loss
- hearing aid components and maintenance
- Bluetooth Assistive Listening Devices
- government assistance programs
- hearing protection
Speech & Language Services
The University of North Texas Speech and Hearing Center provides state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment services for persons who have speech and language needs. Clients range in age from eighteen months to eighty years and reflect a diversity of speech, language, and voice disorders.
To evaluate clients' communication abilities and needs, speech-language pathologists certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and licensed by the State of Texas team with student clinicians to administer nationally-recognized speech and language tests. The diagnostic team also has access to the latest equipment and technologies for the identification of voice and swallowing disorders.
The Center offers both individual and group therapy sessions. The one-on-one interaction of the individual approach provides clients with intensive treatment tailored to their specific needs. Groups afford clients opportunities to achieve therapy goals in a naturalistic setting while interacting with people with similar communication disorders. The Center has several exciting group programs including a preschool for children with language impairments and a group for adults who have communication disorders resulting from stroke or head injury.
Hearing Services, Hearing Aids, and Hearing Conservation
The UNT Speech and Hearing Center has a state of the art hearing clinic that offers comprehensive diagnostic and rehabilitation services. We offer a wide range of hearing aid technology, including models that automatically adjust volume, suppress background noise, and improve listening effort.
Services are provided by nationally-certified and state-licensed audiologists, and graduate students under their supervision.
Our hearing services include
an extended trial period for hearing aids, with consumer-focused services such as communication strategies and assistive listening devices
measurements that ensure the hearing aid is providing sufficient benefit
special testing procedures for infants and young children
tinnitus evaluations and therapy
We also have access to research-supported assistive technology for the treatment of tinnitus (ringing in the ears). The Center is a provider of custom-fitted hearing protection for musicians and a variety of high-noise environments.
The UNT Speech and Hearing Center accepts most insurance plans with hearing benefits.
If you feel you are having problems with hearing, speech, or language or suspect that a family member or friend is having difficulty, contact our Center for an evaluation.