Augmentative Communication

OHSU Clinic: Augmentative Communication

Clinic Description

The Augmentative Communication Clinic is a resource for people who cannot speak or write because of an acquired disability (such as traumatic brain injury or spinal cord injury), progressive neurological disease (such as ALS, MS, Parkinson's disease or dementia) or congenital condition (such as cerebral palsy, mental retardation or developmental disability). The clinic offers tools and techniques that can aid communication.

Services At This Clinic

    Comprehensive evaluations for equipment and speech options
    Training for communication equipment and speech strategies
    Augmentative communication training for family members and caregivers
    Assistance with funding and advocacy for specialized equipment

Healthcare Providers

Melanie Fried-Oken, Ph.D., CCC/Sp
Melanie Fried-Oken, Ph.D., CCC/Sp
Voice & Speech Disorders, Parkinson's & Movement Disorders, Neuromuscular, Speech-Language Pathology

Schedule an Appointment

503 494-7587

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OHSU Campus
3181 S.W. Sam Jackson Park Road
Portland,  OR  97239

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OHSU accepts most insurance plans

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