The Pauline K. Winkler Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic is located in the Joy S. Emery Educational and Clinical Services Center and provides a full range of diagnostic and therapy services for clients of all ages with all forms of communication problems.

The Winkler Clinic is part of the Communication Sciences & Disorders graduate degree program which is accredited by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), and is a New York state approved early intervention and preschool evaluation and service delivery site. As such, we maintain high standards in the provision of comprehensive assessment and intervention services. All professional services are provided using evidence-based approaches and the most current techniques available.

Clinic Philosophy

The Communication Sciences & Disorders Department embraces a philosophy of clinical service delivery that is consistent with the ethical standards, scope of practice, and current standards of practices of ASHA. It is our goal to serve individuals with communication disorders in the most effective and humane manner possible and to ensure that our students commit themselves to this fundamental clinical value. Our department strives to foster the development of our students’ values to allow them to hold paramount the well-being of clients and their families/caregivers.

Services

The Winkler Clinic offers a variety of services for adults and children with articulation, fluency, voice/reasonance, receptive/expressive language, swallowing, cognitive aspects, communication modalities, and hearing. These include:

Assessment

  • Comprehensive diagnostic evaluations for all disorders of communication
  • Comprehensive hearing assessment
  • Speech-language-hearing screenings

Intervention

  • Speech sound disorders
  • Oral and written language
  • Voice
  • Fluency

Current Programs

  • Early Intervention/Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) Evaluations and Therapy Services
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • Voice Modification
  • Council for Effective Communication
  • Feeding/Swallowing
  • Accent Modification
  • Literacy

Clinicians

Most services are provided by graduate clinicians who are supervised by faculty and clinical staff members holding a New York state license and ASHA’s Certificate of Clinical Competence. Our faculty and staff are nationally recognized for their expertise in a variety of communication disorders.

Fees

The Winkler Clinic offers reasonable rates for its assessment and intervention services and accepts a variety of medical insurance plans if the subscriber’s policy covers speech services. Prior to scheduling an appointment, please complete the appropriate case history form and insurance registration form provided here. Submit both forms with a prescription from the referring physician and a copy of your insurance card to the Winkler Center Receptionist.

Registration Form

Insurance Registration Form 

Adult Case History Form 

Child Case History Form

ANNOUNCEMENT

Stuttering Treatment Program Registration Open

We are excited to offer another session of the Council for Effective Communication (CEC) stuttering treatment program for the Fall 2018 semester at Saint Rose.

The 10-session series is held weekly on Mondays, beginning on September 17. We offer individualized treatment to maximize daily communication abilities and quality of life for clients with fluency disorders.

Click here to learn more about CEC, including how to register and make payments. If you are interested in signing up, please email Ian Callahan at callahai@strose.edu or call 518-337-4914 by Friday, September 7. Late registration can be explored if necessary. Virtual participation is an option and can be discussed for those outside of the Capital Region.