“The care, concern, and compassion shown by each individual we encountered while at the Clinic put both my son and me at ease. The strides he made, all while having fun, were remarkable. Another example of why Northwestern makes this alum proud.”
– A. S., parent of client
"I have had a wonderful experience and am grateful for the service that was provided to me. I am much more knowledgeable about how to help myself because of the practical techniques I learned."
– J.L, client
"The Northwestern Clinic has changed my son's life. The clinicians are amazing and I have seen marked improvement every session. I can't thank them enough."
– A.W., mother of client
“Following a serious stroke, Mom has significant aphasia and apraxia, although largely unaffected cognitively. She enjoyed the small group sessions and learned that other people suffer from this condition too. The sessions have broadened and improved our means of communication.”
– J.N., son of client
"I cannot begin to express our extreme gratitude to Northwestern University's clinic. I received a referral from a friend when I knew something wasn’t quite right with our daughter’s math. After calling, I received a call back within five minutes. After the process I knew what I could do to advocate for my daughter."
– B.K., mother of client
"My husband has been enrolled in the Speech and Language program for the past year and has benefitted greatly [from the] outstanding program. The staff is very knowledgeable and creative...I highly recommend it."
– S.H., spouse of client
We are so grateful that Northwestern University has been so open to the needs of our aphasic daughter. The superior therapy she receives, and the openness to the needs of her life schedule (five years after stroke) have been amazing. The staff is professional, caring, and beyond our expectations.”
– parents of client
“I have been going [to the Clinic] for six years. The aphasia instruction is excellent!”
– D.G., client
“From the very start, my speech pathologist was supportive, understanding and compassionate. She treated me like a colleague and a friend. I always felt that I was in good hands working with her. She was 100% positive in every way when it came to my speech recovery, and her positivity gave me hope and determination of my own. She was such a huge party of my recovery; she made me feel human again.”
– K.L., client
“My son has made tremendous progress because of the students and staff at the Clinic. The activities have been tailored to his needs and are fun. At the end of each quarter, the staff meets with you to go over progress against goals in qualitative and quantitative terms. My son has enjoyed his sessions so much that he tells people he attends Northwestern.”
– B.S., mother of client
“It is really a testament to the comfortable, supportive environment treated by the providers at the Clinic that our very shy son really opened up there. He loved attending speech therapy and summer camp at the Clinic! We strongly recommend it.”
– N.C., father of client
“The support that my daughter received from the Clinic program was amazing. She really enjoyed going, which made practicing easy, because she wanted to do well the next week.”
– T.T., parent of client
“My son has been working with the team at the Learning Clinic for four years, and he has benefitted enormously! His confidence and abilities have skyrocketed from a nervous little boy struggling to read to a confident middle schooler scoring in the high 90s on standardized tests! He enjoys his time there and looks forward to bolstering his skills further in the Clinic’s safe and friendly environment.”
– L.L., parent of client