Our Clinic is committed to clinical excellence & utilizes several evidence-based practice techniques. We have consistently provided services for SPEAK OUT! Therapy since 2018. The clinic recently obtained equipment that can be used for assessment, treatment, & research. Positive biofeedback motivates clients to do more exercise repetitions.
Andrews University is the second most diverse campus in the US. Our graduate student population is consistently composed of students from across the country and around the world. We regularly have national and international speech-language pathologist specialists in voice and swallowing attend our group sessions and provide information for our group members.
Andrews University, Michigan is conducting research on:
SPEAK OUT! Therapy & Research Center since 2023. The clinic has received SPEAK OUT! Grants since 2018.
States our Speech-Language Pathologist faculty are licensed:
SPEAK OUT! services provided:
- Online SPEAK OUT! Therapy
- Online SPEAK OUT! Groups Our SPEAK OUT! Groups meet year-round with the exception of university holidays that include Christmas and New Year’s, Fall Break, Spring Break, and two designated weeks in August. Patients are encouraged to participate in the daily Parkinson Voice Project online or pre-recorded videos, and continue their daily home practice.
- Online individual and group SPEAK OUT! Therapy is provided at no cost.
Clinical Lead of center
Jenica Joseph, MS CCC-SLP
Assistant Professor of Speech-Language Pathology
Research lead of center
April 12, 2023
The new SPEAK OUT!® Therapy & Research Center will provide virtual speech therapy at no cost to any Michigan resident with Parkinson’s, or related mobility diseases, allowing homebound patients, or those living in remote areas, to access previously unavailable therapy.
April 13, 2023
The university’s Speech-Language & Hearing Clinic was awarded the grant to support research and treatment of Parkinson’s Disease. It will enable the university to provide free teletherapy to Parkinson’s patients anywhere in Michigan.
April 20, 2023
Andrews University is one of 16 universities across the country to be awarded a SPEAK OUT!® Therapy and Research Center Grant by the Parkinson Voice Project, which enables universities to provide free teletherapy to Parkinson’s patients anywhere in the recipient’s state.