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Mollie E Webb Speech and Hearing Center

Mollie Webb Speech and Hearing Center
3735 Blair St.Shreveport, LA 71103
318.632.2015

The Mollie E. Webb Speech and Hearing Center was established in 1974 by the Caddo Foundation for Exceptional Children with funding from the Junior League of Shreveport, the United Way, and other community agencies. The Center operates within the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences of L.S.U. Health Sciences Center's School of Allied Health Professions. The Center moved to its present location 3735 Blair Drive in November of 2002.

The Mollie E. Webb Speech and Hearing Center also houses The Language Center, which provides programming for young children with communication disorders. The preschool program provides services to three- to five-year-old children with mild to moderate language disorders. The toddler program provides services to late-talkers between the ages of 18 months and three years. The Language Center is supported in part by the United Way of Northwest Louisiana. Additional information regarding The Language Center can be found here.

Audiology Services
The Mollie E. Webb Speech and Hearing Center offers hearing testing services for people of all ages by nationally certified and state licensed audiologists. The center dispenses hearing aids from several manufacturers in a variety of styles, including computer-programmed digital hearing aids.

Hearing services include: 
-Hearing evaluation for all ages, from infants to senior citizens 
-Hearing aid evaluation, selection, fitting, and management 
-Hearing aid dispensing 
-Therapy for hearing-impaired individuals 
-Custom swim molds 
-Custom hearing protection molds (musician's ear plugs)

The Mollie E. Webb Speech and Hearing Center assures equal opportunity for all clients without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, or veteran's status.

Speech-Language Pathology Services
Speech and language disorders affect people of all ages. Some individuals cannot combine words into sentences. Other can talk, but their speech is unclear. People who stutter find it hard to speak fluently, while those with voice problems may sound hoarse or nasal. Injury to the brain can cause communication problems at any age. Strokes and head injuries may affect thinking, understanding, and speaking.

The Mollie E. Webb Speech and Hearing Center offers help to people with speech and language problems. Graduate students evaluate and treat speech and language problems under close supervision. Faculty are nationally certified and state-licensed speech-language pathologists.

A speech and language evaluation is the first step. As part of the evaluation, the client may be asked to describe, name, or point to pictures and objects. A hearing screening is completed as part of the evaluation. Treatment may include speech or language therapy. In some cases, special devices may be used to enhance communication (augmentative and alternative communication).

Services are available for speech and language disorders associated with:
-Aphasia
-Apraxia
-Articulation (phonology)
-Cleft palate
-Dysarthria
-Glossectomy
-Head injury
-Hearing loss
-Language delay
-Laryngectomy
-Speech delay
-Stuttering
-Voice

Driving Directions:

Driving West on I-20
Exit at I-49 South (Exit 17B);
exit at Kings Highway;
turn right onto Kings Highway;
turn left at the third stoplight (Linwood Ave.);
Go approximately 1/2 mile and turn right onto Tulane Ave.;
take 2nd right onto Blair St.

Driving East on I-20
Exit at I-49 South (Exit 17B);
exit at Kings Highway;
turn right onto Kings Highway;
turn left at the third stoplight (Linwood Ave.);
Go approximately 1/2 mile and turn right onto Tulane Ave.;
take 2nd right onto Blair St.

Driving North on I-49
Exit at Kings Highway (Exit 205);
turn left onto Kings Highway;
turn left at the 3rd stoplight (Linwood Ave.);
Go approximately 1/2 mile and turn right onto Tulane Ave.;
take 2nd right onto Blair St.
The Mollie E. Webb Speech and Hearing Center assures equal opportunity for all clients without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, or veteran's status.