Communicative Disorders Clinic

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Central Mississippi Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic​


College of Health Sciences

Department of Communicative Disorders


Central Mississippi Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic

The Department of Communicative Disorders at Jackson State University (JSU) operates the Central Mississippi Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic (CMSLHC).  The CMSLHC provides prevention, assessment, and treatment services for adults and children with speech, language, and hearing disorders.

WHAT types of disorders are treated at the CMSLHC?

The CMSLHC provides services to children and adults who have:

  • Speech sound disorders
  • Motor speech disorders
  • Language disorders
  • Cognitive-linguistic disorders
  • Voice disorders
  • Fluency/stuttering
  • Swallowing disorders
  • Hearing disorders
  • Language-based reading deficits

Accent and dialect modification services are also provided.

WHO are the clinicians and supervisors?

Services are provided by students in the graduate program under direct supervision of speech-language pathology and audiology faculty certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing-Association and licensed by the Mississippi Department of Health.

WHEN is the clinic open?

The CMSLHC follows the Jackson State University academic calendar.  Services are provided by appointment during each semester of the yeas (Fall, Spring, Summer) with short breaks between semesters.  Typically, clients’ therapy sessions are scheduled twice per week for 50 minutes.

HOW are appointments made?

Referrals are accepted from physicians, educators, counselors, and other professionals. Self-referrals are also accepted. Call 601-979-8001 to make an appointment.

WHAT is the cost for services?

There is a modest fee for prevention, assessment, and therapy services. Please call the CMSLHC for clinic fees.  Current university faculty and staff receive services at half the cost and students receive services at no cost. The CMSLHC does not accept Medicare, Medicaid, or insurance payments.

WHERE is the CMSLHC located?

The CMSLHC is located on JSU’s Universities Center campus in Suite 6.  The address is 3825 Ridgewood Road Jackson MS 39211.

For more information, contact:  3825 Ridgewood Road, Box 23 Jackson, MS 39211-6453

(601) 979-8001  (Phone) (Email)

It is the policy of the JSU CMSLHC to provide services to individuals without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national or ethnic origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship, status as a covered veteran, or any other illegal basis.