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Roseman Center for Speech, Language, and Hearing

The Barbara A. Roseman Center for Speech, Language, and Hearing is in Brodahl Hall, 761 34th St., Rock Island.

Parking is available behind the building in spaces reserved for clinic visitors.

Center staff offers speech-language and audiology services.

The Roseman Center is the on-campus internship site for undergraduate students majoring in Communication Sciences and Disorders and students in the Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology program (MS-SLP).

The Master of Science (M.S.) education program in speech-language pathology (residential) at Augustana College is a Candidate for Accreditation by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, Md., 20850; 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700. This is a "pre-accreditation" status with the CAA, awarded to developing or emerging programs for a maximum period of five years.

Faculty and student interns provide assessment and intervention services to individuals of all ages who have a variety of communication disorders.

Speech-language services

The Speech and Language Clinic provides many communication services, including assessment and intervention for:

  • speech
  • language
  • fluency
  • voice disorders
  • tongue thrust
  • dialect variations
  • gender-affirming communication skills
  • language based reading and writing disabilities
  • social communication skills

In most instances, services are provided by student clinicians who are supervised by academic and clinical faculty members, all of whom have master's or doctoral degrees in speech-language pathology, hold the Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, and maintain a State of Illinois license in speech-language pathology.

Assessment and intervention services are obtained through self-referral or referral from a physician or another professional.

Cost and schedule

The fee for individual intervention for a 12-week fall or spring semester program led by student clinicians is $456. Most clients receive services two hours per week. Fees for group programs for a 12-week semester are $240. Fees for the summer session vary depending on format. Information about the summer clinic schedule and fees is available in April of each year.

Assessment services also are available in the areas of speech, language, and reading and writing. 

Please contact clinic coordinator Lisa Adner, 309-794-7350, for information about services. 

Hearing services

The Audiology Clinic provides hearing services, including:

• Hearing testing for all ages

• Hearing aid fittings

• Assessment of Auditory Processing Disorders

• Newborn hearing screening

• Fitting of hearing protection and custom earmolds

• Assistive listening device demonstration and dispensing

• Aural rehabilitation

• Tinnitus evaluation and management

We accept self-referrals and referrals from physicians, health care professionals, teachers, and speech-language pathologists.

All diagnostic, intervention, and counseling services are provided by academic and clinical faculty members, all of whom possess a professional degree, hold the Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, and maintain State of Illinois licensure in audiology.

We are committed to improving communication abilities for individuals of any age, and of any means. We work to provide Augustana College students with learning opportunities in Communication Sciences and Disorders, and maintain a patient-centered approach to care.

For an appointment, contact Dori Garro, 309-794-7358.

Cost and hours

The fee for hearing services depends on the nature of the appointment. The clinic accepts Medicare and Illinois Medicaid insurance, as well as credit card, cash, or check for private pay clients. The Audiology Clinic operates year round with weekday hours. For more information, contact Dori Garro, 309-794-7358.

Notice of nondiscrimination

Augustana College is committed to fostering a safe, inclusive environment free from all forms of discrimination and harassment. Our Policy Against Discrimination and Harassment describes your right to freedom from discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, service in uniformed service, veteran status, sex, age, political ideas, marital or family status, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, or any other classification protected by law.

Consistent with state and federal requirements, our Policy against Sex Discrimination specifically prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex and gender, including sexual assault, sexual exploitation, sexual harassment, stalking, and relationship violence.   

Complaints of discrimination in the Augustana Center for Speech, Language, and Hearing can be made to Dr. Stacie M. Hatfield, Center Director, who can be reached at 309-794-7394 or via email at

Complaints also can be forwarded to the college’s Title IX chief officer,  Jennie Hemingway, who has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies.

Complaints and comments about the clinical program

Clients of the RCSLH or their caregivers who have complaints or comments about their clinical services should contact Dr. Stacie Hatfield, Center Director, at or 309-794-7394. 

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