Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders Illinois State University
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Speech and Hearing ClinicEckelmann-Taylor Speech & Hearing Clinic

The clinic treats all clients in a nondiscriminatory manner without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national orgin, disability, age, sexual orientation, or status as a parent.

The Eckelmann-Taylor Speech and Hearing Clinic is one of the largest in the Midwest, with more than 12,000 patient visits per year.

This important teaching, research, and service resource offers critical clinical services to the campus community and general public. The clinic is a state-wide resource for communication disorders in children with Down Syndrome, evaluating and treating more Down Syndrome children than any other rehabilitation facility in the state.

We serve the needs of people in the Central Illinois community regarding communication disorders.

The Functions Of The Clinic Are:

  • To serve as a training center for graduate students in speech-language pathology and audiology
  • To provide diagnostic and therapeutic services to individuals with a variety of speech, language and hearing disorders
  • To be a center of information to the Central Illinois and Illinois State University communities concerning the nature, prevention and treatment of speech, language and hearing disorders

Schedule an Appointment

Self referrals as well as referrals from physicians and other professionals are accepted.
Please phone (309) 438-8641 or contact our front office staff by email at: speechhearingclinic@illinoisstate.edu

Payments & Fees

The Eckelmann-Taylor Speech and Hearing Clinic is a non-for-profit organization, which allows us to offer some of the most competitive prices in southern Illinois. 

We accept Medicaid, as well as personal payment.   

The operations of the clinic are partially supported by fees. A sliding fee schedule is available for qualified clients.

Hours and Location

Clinic Office Hours:
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday

Clinic Location:
508 Dry Grove Street
Normal, IL 61761

The Clinic is located on the second floor of Fairchild Hall/Rachel Cooper at the corner of Dry Grove and Main Streets, on the Illinois State University campus.

The Clinic is closed on all major holidays.

Fall 2014 Speech Therapy Schedule

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