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Speech Clinic

Baldwin Wallace Speech Clinic
285 Front Street, Berea, Ohio 44017
(440) 826-2149

Christie Needham, M.A., CCC-SLP
Director of Clinical Education, Baldwin Wallace Speech Clinic
(440) 826-2070

Schedule an Appointment

Call (440) 826-2149 to schedule an appointment. Speech Clinic hours vary throughout the year; however, appointments are typically available Monday-Friday between 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.


The Baldwin Wallace Speech Clinic provides speech, language and hearing services to adults and children in the community. Student clinicians from BW's communication sciences & disorders undergraduate major and speech-language pathology graduate program provide services customized to match the individual patient's needs based on a free-standing treatment plan or as a supplement to an existing one. Students work under the supervision of licensed speech-language pathologists who are certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and licensed by the Ohio Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. Sessions are generally scheduled on a weekly basis and are offered year-round, including summer. All services are provided free of charge.


Services, including in-depth diagnostic evaluations, are available for a variety of speech, language and communication disorders:

  • Articulation disorders
  • Stuttering
  • Voice disorders
  • Vocal nodules
  • Language disorders
  • Language-based reading disorders
  • Autism
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Down's Syndrome
  • Pediatric feeding disorders
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Concussion and related syndromes
  • Rehabilitation after stroke
  • SPEAK OUT!® & LOUD Crowd® therapy for Parkinson's

The Speech Clinic also provides services to help with organizational skills, memory and social skills.


The Speech Clinic has four individual therapy rooms and one group therapy room with state of the art equipment and an observation facility.


The Speech Clinic is located in central Berea on Front Street just north of Bagley Road. Ample parking is available behind the building and a handicapped accessible ramp is located on the north side of the building.


It is the policy of Baldwin Wallace Speech Clinic to provide services to individuals without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital or parental status, disability, citizenship or military or veteran status.