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Quick Facts

  • 400 - Minimum number of clock hours of supervised clinical experience required of master's degree students
  • ~2,000 - Number of children and adults served by clinical educators and students in 2015-16
  • ~700 - Number of preschool children screened for communication disorders in 2015-16
  • $35,000 - Donation made by Orlando Magic player Victor Oladipo to support the UCF Listening Center's mission
  • 10 - Number of counties served by FAAST's Atlantic Region Assistive Technology Demonstration Center

Mailing Address

Communication Disorders Clinic
College of Health and Public Affairs
University of Central Florida
3280 Progress Drive
Suites 500, 300
Orlando, FL 32826-2215

Phone: 407-882-0468
Fax: 407-882-0483

Aphasia House

Whiteside - Helm-Estabrooks - ClinicAPHASIA HOUSE offers an intensive outpatient therapy program for individuals with aphasia, a disorder that results from damage to parts of the brain that control language and speech.

Aphasia House clients receive therapy under the direction of distinguished clinical educators in aphasia. The clinical educators are assisted by UCF graduate students preparing to become professional speech-language pathologists. They work together to assess the latest clinical research to develop a customized course of therapy for each client.

The program takes place in a home-like setting created in a beautiful new facility in the Central Florida Research Park.

Program Features

Grad Student - Aphasia House• Individual therapy, Mon.-Thurs. mornings, for six weeks
• Optional extension of therapy on Fridays, as well as art, music and horticulture therapy
• Observation room for family and friends
• Access to state-of-the-art augmentative and alternative communication devices
• Affiliation with local extended-stay rental accommodations
• Five six-week sessions offered annually

Program Eligibility

Friday Club 2Aphasia House is open to individuals with aphasia who meet the following criteria:
• are medically stable
• able to endure the intensive nature of the program
• independent in mobility and self-care or accompanied by a caregiver at all times

[The clinicians] really pay attention to the patient's needs.
— Spouse of "Jeff",  a stroke survivor
The clinic has helped him with reading comprehension and math problems. We've been very happy with the program.
— Mother of "Christopher",  a child diagnosed with a language delay at age four
As a caregiver, the [clinic's impact] has been tremendous.
— Spouse of "Romeo",  a stroke survivor
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