Per guidance from the DC government as well the DC Department of Health concerning the coronavirus pandemic, we have decided to close the center for the foreseeable future. As soon as we feel that we can provide our services in a safe manner, we will update the information on this website. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at GUHSC@ gallaudet.edu or leave us a voicemail at (202) 651-5328. We will check emails and phone messages on a regular basis.
We appreciate your flexibility and patience during this uncertain time.
The Hearing and Speech Center is located in the SLCC building on the 2nd floor, Room 2200
Monday - Friday
9am-12pm and 1pm-4pm
News and Events
!!NEW!! GUHSC now accepts online payments for account balances.
The Center is now accepting health insurance for services.
The GUHSC accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, DC Medicaid (*Hearing Tests Only), UnitedHealthcare, KAISER Permanente, Cigna, Amerihealth, and TRICARE. Please contact your insurance provider to determine whether a medical referral is required and for details on services covered, co-pays and deductibles specific to your plan. If your insurance provider is not listed, you can still receive services through GUHSC.
***Gallaudet's Hearing and Speech Center will be closed on Wednesdays from 1:00pm - 2:30pm during the semester for professional development.***
Check out our new Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) link on the left side of this page.
The Gallaudet Hearing and Speech Center has a new email address!
You can now reach us at GUHSC@gallaudet.edu.
We offer services to both the Gallaudet community and to the DC/Maryland/Virginia communities. Services include:
- Cochlear implant services,
- Hearing aid evaluation & dispensing,
- Assistive Devices,
- Speech-language evaluation and therapy for Aural rehabilitation services (including individuals with cochlear implants seeking rehabilitation services)
- Hearing adults, and
- Hearing children (pediatrics),
- Aural rehabilitation services (including individuals with cochlear implants seeking rehabilitation services)
The Gallaudet University Hearing and Speech Center (GUHSC) is an equal opportunity provider.
We strive for open communication access for all clients and attempt to make the best match between clients and service providers based on communication needs.
You must arrive at the start of the walk in for the opportunity to be seen. There are a maximum number of people (approximately five) seen during each walk-in depending on the request. Be aware there is a possibility you will not be seen if the walk in is full.
Individuals may make appointments for themselves or be referred by others.
Please contact the Hearing and Speech Center secretary at 202-651-5328 (Voice and TTY) or by video phone (VP) at 202-250-2119 or toll free 866-957-1232. Feel free to contact the center's secretary by clicking this link email@example.com. We look forward to hearing from you regarding your communication, hearing, speech or language needs.
Missed Appointments (Effective 3/10/09)
If you cannot keep your appointment and fail to notify us by phone or email at least 24hrs in advance there will be a $20 rescheduling fee.
CASH (sorry, we cannot accept anything larger than a $20), CHECK, VISA, MASTERCARD, AMERICAN EXPRESS AND DISCOVER Credit Cards.
Service Dog Policy
Please click here to view the Hearing & Speech Center Service Dog Policy