The Scottish Rite Children's Clinic for Speech and Language Disorders is one of two sites that make up the USD Scottish Rite Speech Language and Hearing Clinic, which offers evaluation, treatment and consultation services for children and adults with speech, language, hearing and related communication needs. Our clinics are primarily a training facility for the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. Our graduate students provide individualized services under the guidance and supervision of state-licensed and nationally certified speech-language pathologists and audiologists.
No client shall be discriminated against based upon race or ethnicity, religion, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or ability to pay. We bill Medicaid, Medicare and most insurances. As a patient/client at the USDSHC, you have certain rights and responsibilities. The services we provide are consistent with the American Speech Language and Hearing Association Code of Ethics. We adhere to HIPAA regulations, and we ensure clients their Health Information is protected.
Scottish Rite is an appendant body of Freemasonry. The major philanthropy of Scottish Rite is support for speech, language and hearing services for children with the idea that no child will go unserved due to inability to pay. The Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders at USD, the Scottish Rite Foundation of South Dakota and the Sioux Empire United Way have made a strong commitment to children with communication needs.
Sioux Falls Scottish Rite Children's Clinic
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At the USD audiology clinic, we know that a full evaluation of your hearing includes responses to tones, speech and assessment of other hearing complaints. We work with you to assess your hearing and discuss your hearing difficulties. We complete comprehensive evaluations for all ages, pediatric to aging adults and all stages of cognitive abilities.