Northern Illinois University

NIU Office of Public Affairs

News Release

Contact: Mark McGowan, NIU Office of Public Affairs
(815) 753-9472

September 13, 2006

NIU Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic offers
free hearing aid demonstrations

DeKalb — Northern Illinois University’s Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic will offer free hearing aid demonstrations Friday, Nov. 3.

Appointments are available from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the clinic on Lucinda Avenue across from the Campus Life Building. Space is limited. Call (815) 753-1481 to make an appointment.

Opened in 1938, the clinic is open year-round and annually provides speech-language assessments, family-based treatment and other services to 4,000 different people, from babies to great-grandparents. Outreach speech-language and hearing screenings reach thousands living in DeKalb, Boone, DuPage, Kane, Lee, McHenry, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago counties.

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