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Ludden Speech Language Clinic

Ludden Speech Language Clinic

Named for its founder, Sister Mary Antonine Ludden, RSM, the Ludden Speech and Language Clinic at Saint Xavier University has been in existence for over 40 years, bringing the gift of communication to the children and adults of Chicago and local areas. Since its inception in 1959, more than 6,000 clients of all ages and disorders have benefited from services provided by the Ludden Clinic.

Our Clients

The clinic provides diagnosis and treatment for 150-200 clients with various communication disorders each year. Clients range in age from infancy through adulthood. Disorders may include any of the following:

These disorders may be functional or related to organic or neurological impairments, such as autism, developmental delay, mental retardation, cleft palate, cerebral palsy, emotional disturbances or central nervous system disorders.