H.A. Leeper Speech & Hearing Clinic

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UPDATE: H.A. Leeper Speech and Hearing Clinic Temporary Closure

In response to the rapidly-evolving situation regarding COVID-19, and to protect the health of our clients, students, staff and the broader community, the H.A. Leeper Speech and Hearing Clinic has closed temporarily. We anticipate fully re-opening no sooner than May 1, 2020.

Urgent Care Services

At this time, we will not be providing Urgent Care Services of any type. We apologize for the inconvenience.

As more information becomes available from federal, provincial and local health authorities, we will assess potential dates for an end to the temporary closure.

We realize this disruption of services will impact many of our clients. Those whose appointments are impacted will be contacted directly and arrangements to reschedule will be made once more information is available about a potential date for re-opening.

Should you have questions, please contact: speechandhearingclinic@uwo.ca 

The H.A. Leeper Speech and Hearing Clinic does not offer volunteering opportunitiesClinical resources are dedicated exclusively to students in Western's Audiology or Speech-Language Pathology programs. 

The H.A. Leeper Speech and Hearing Clinic provides clinical training in speech language pathology and audiology for students enrolled in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders. It is also the home of the Southwestern Ontario sites of the Ontario Infant Hearing Program and the Preschool Speech and Language Initiative, tykeTALK.

A wide range of services are available to community members, including:

Audiology Services

  • Hearing assessments, hearing aid accessories (batteries, cleaning supplies) and fitting services
  • Cerumen management
  • Group programs for seniors with hearing loss

Speech-Language Pathology Services

  • Preschool speech and language assessments and intervention
  • Services for adults with neurogenic disorders (i.e. brain injury, Parkinson’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis, and others)
  • Fluency and voice assessments and intervention (all ages)

About Dr. Herbert A. Leeper

The H.A. Leeper Speech and Hearing clinic is named in memory of a former faculty member, Herbert (Andy) A. Leeper. Dr. Leeper was a pioneer in the area of resonance disorders, and was a highly respected and valued colleague within our school. He contributed greatly to the development of clinical research and education in the SCSD and the professions of audiology and speech-language pathology.