Center for Speech, Language and Hearing Disorders

For the Community

SUNY Cortland’s Center for Speech, Language, and Hearing Disorders provides evaluation and therapy services to children and adults with a variety of speech, language, and hearing delays or disorders. These include:

  • Articulation disorders
  • Language delays and impairments
  • Voice disorders
  • Fluency (stuttering)
  • Neurogenic communication disorders (after stroke or brain injury)
  • Foreign accent reduction

The Center is located in the Professional Studies Building on the College’s campus. It is the clinical training site for graduate students in the Communication Disorders and Sciences Department. Graduate student clinicians may also provide outreach services to local preschools, schools, or adult care facilities. All clinical services are supervised by New York State-licensed, ASHA-certified speech-language pathologists and audiologists. The American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national accrediting body for the professions of speech-language pathology and audiology. 

For appointments or more information, contact the Communication Disorders and Sciences Department at 607-753-5423. 

The Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders education program in speech-language pathology at SUNY College at Cortland is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.

For SUNY Cortland Students

The Center for Speech, Language, and Hearing Disorders is the campus training site for graduate student clinical experiences in the Communication Disorders and Sciences Department. Graduate students may also have the opportunity to provide community-based services. Clinical experiences begin the first semester of the graduate program. This hands-on learning experience is invaluable for externships and future career goals.

Clinical Faculty

Mary Emm, M.S., CCC-SLP
Clinic Director/Lecturer IV

Eileen Gilroy, M.S., CCC-SLP
Lecturer III

Michael Pitcher, M.S., CCC-A
Audiology Services Coordinator/Lecturer IV

Chea Snyder, M.S., CCC-SLP
Lecturer I

Jill Toftegaard, M.S., CCC-SLP
Lecturer II

Sandra Tuthill, M.S., CCC-SLP
Adjunct faculty

Deborah Wilson, M.S., CCC-SLP
Assistant Clinic Director/Instructor

Contact Us

Graduate Coordinator: Ann Blanton
Department Office: Professional Studies Building, Room 2201
Phone: 607-753-5423
Fax: 607-753-5940