Speech and Language Outpatient Clinic

Kennedy Krieger Institute • 1750 East Fairmount Ave., 4th Floor • Baltimore, MD 21230


Jan Turner, PhD, CCC-SLP

About Our Program:

Through Kennedy Krieger's Speech-Language Department, speech and language pathologists (SLPs) offer assessments and treatment to children in the toddler through adolescent age range. Children seen at the clinic receive complete, in-depth speech language evaluations from a SLP, accompanied by a hearing screening offered by an audiologist. Depending on the outcome of the evaluation, SLPs may request that the children receive referrals to health professionals in such areas as medicine, mental health, cognition, education, behavior management, motor or sensory areas. Alternatively, SLPs may function as part of an interdisciplinary team, coordinating findings and recommendations with other professionals. The clinic also offers treatment focused on helping children and their parents learn strategies for improving functional communication and oral motor or feeding/swallowing skills. Treatment sessions may be offered jointly with other departments, as appropriate.

Primary Program Goals:

  • To provide thorough speech and language evaluations to children ranging in age from toddlers to adolescents
  • To make referrals for children to utilize services of other health professional services as needed
  • To provide treatment to help children and their parents learn strategies for improving functional communication and oral motor or feeding/swallowing skills

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


To make a referral or request an initial evaluation:
Contact our Care Management Office
Toll-Free Referral: (888) 554-2080
Local Referral: (443) 923-9400

For follow-up appointments:
Roberta Mason
Administrative Coordinator
Phone: (443) 923-2650
Fax: (443) 923-2655
Email: mason@kennedykrieger.org

Primary Diagnoses Served: 
Additional Diagnoses Served: 
Articulation Disorder
Asperger's Syndrome
Attention Deficit Disorders
Audiological (Hearing) Disorders
Behavior Disorders
Cerebral Palsy
Communication Delay or Disorder
Dysarthria (Neuromotor Speech Disorder)
Dysphagia (Swallowing Disorder)
Emotional or Psyhiatric Disorder
Fluency Disorder (Stuttering)
Hearing Impairment and Deafness
Language (Receptive and Expressive)
Learning Disability
Neurological Disorder
Oral Motor Disorder
Pervasive Developmental Disorder
Phonological Disorder
Pragmatic Language Disorder
Speech Delay or Disorder
Traumatic Brain Disorder
Voice Disorder