Hunter College Center for Communication Disorders
Appointments: 212 481 4464
Clinic Fax: 212 481 3029
The Hunter College Center for Communication Disorders (HCCCD) located in the North Building of the Brookdale Health Sciences campus of Hunter College on East 25th Street, is the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology's on-campus clinical training site for Speech-Language Pathology master's level students. In addition, doctor of Audiology (AuD) students enrolled in the CUNY AuD Consortium rotate each semester through the HCCCD. The Center provides the opportunity for graduate students in the Department to obtain clinical practicum experience under the supervision of ASHA certified and NYS licensed SLP and AUD faculty. The HCCCD was established in 1957 to provide services to the College and surrounding community for persons of all ages with disorders of speech, language and/or hearing.
The mission of the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and the Hunter College Center for Communication Disorders is to:
- develop professionals who will meet the healthcare and educational needs of the metropolitan New York area through prevention, assessment and management of communication disorders in children, adolescents and adults from culturally, ethically and linguistically diverse populations;
- produce clinically based research that will advance knowledge of normal and disordered processes of communication across the lifespan;
- provide educational and clinical services to the College and the metropolitan New York City communities; and,
- provide leadership in clinical practice to the professions of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology as a whole.
HCCCD has state of the art facilities offering assessment and treatment services in speech, language, voice and hearing to the New York metropolitan community. You may download our brochure here: COMSC Clinic Brochure.
The master of science degree curriculum in Speech-Language Pathology is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology and adheres to all standards and guidelines set for its graduates to apply for professional certification and state licensure. All services at the HCCCD are provided under the direct supervision of speech-language pathologists and audiologists who are certified by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) and licensed by the New York State Department of Education.
Hunter College is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Institution. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, alienage, citizenship, military or veteran status, or status as victim of domestic violence in its student admissions, employment, access to programs, and administration of educational policies or services offered at the HCCCD. Questions or concerns may be forwarded to the Office of Diversity and Compliance.
Please note: at this time, the Hunter College Center for Communication Disorders does not accept any insurance for speech-language services. For audiological services, some third-party insurances are accepted; musician's earplugs and custom hearing protectors are available for purchase.
A sliding scale and limited scholarships are available to some individuals for speech-language services. Clients may inquire about these possibilities upon making an appointment.
If your child has a Speech-Language Evaluation Appointment, please click here to download the Pediatric Intake form. It should be filled out and faxed to: 212 481 3029 at least 3 business days prior to your appointment.