Northeastern University Speech-Language and Hearing Center


The Center is open! In-person and telepractice appointments are available. Call us now to schedule your appointment.

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Northeastern University Speech-Language and Hearing Center provides assessment, treatment, counseling and referral services to children and adults with hearing, balance, communication and/or swallowing problems. We are dedicated to enhancing prevention and to developing and providing innovative clinical programs to people of all ages. Our full service center is technologically advanced and staffed with licensed speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and graduate students who work collaboratively with families and caregivers to develop individualized treatment plans.

All staff are certified by the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) and licensed by the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. The Center is licensed by the Department of Public Health and follows the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy and Security Rules.


The Speech-Language and Hearing Center (SLHC) is committed to upholding Northeastern University’s Policy on Equal Opportunity, which prohibits discrimination and retaliation on the basis of protected categories. The SLHC strives to create a diverse, inclusive community and does not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, disability, source of income, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran or active military status, genetic information, or any other protected category.