Communicative Disorders Clinic

The Communicative Disorders Program operates the Central Mississippi Speech, Language, and Hearing Clinic, where students under the supervision of certified and licensed speech-language pathologists learn to provide clinical services to persons with speech, language, cognitive, swallowing, and hearing disorders.  The Clinic provides clinical services to persons of all ages and from diverse ethnocultural backgrounds. With IRB approval, the Clinic also serves as a site for collaboration among faculty and students to complete various community-based service-learning and research projects.

Types of Services:

  • Prevention (including screening, education, and counseling)
  • Assessment
  • Management (including education, treatment, counseling, and referral)


Types of Disorders:

  • Developmental and acquired articulation and phonological disorders
  • Motor speech disorders
  • Language and cognitive disorders
  • Voice disorders
  • Resonance disorders
  • Swallowing disorders
  • Accent modification
  • Aural habilitation/rehabilitation


Central Mississippi Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic Nondiscrimination Policy

The Central Mississippi Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic complies with the Jackson State University Statement of Nondiscrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or disability. Clients are scheduled for services on the basis of availability of time slots, academic curriculum, student clinician/clinician educator ratio and student experience.


Contact Information:

Central Mississippi Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic
3825 Ridgewood Road, Box 23
Jackson, MS 39211-6453
Tel.: (601) 979-8001
Fax: (601) 432-6844

Driving Directions:

Take I-55, and exit at Lakeland Road (Exit 98B).  Go east on Lakeland Road, following the signs to Carthage.  At the intersection of Lakeland Road and Ridgewood Road (there is a McDonald’s at the intersection), make a left onto Ridgewood Road.  Stay in the left lane as you go up the hill.  Look out on your left for a sign for Education and Research Center, and turn left at that sign.  Next, you will come to a stop sign; make a left turn at that sign.  Within a few yards on your right, you will see the entrance to a parking lot.  Turn right into the parking lot and park anywhere.  The one-story building in front of you is Universities Center.  Enter the building and come down the hallway.  The Clinic is located about halfway down the hall in Suite 6.  Reserved parking spaces are available close to a ramp for persons with physical disabilities.  Please make sure the physical disability sticker is clearly displayed in the car.



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