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Language-Literacy Center

The Language-Literacy Center (LLC) is funded through a grant from University of the Pacific to meet the clinical training needs of Pacific speech-language pathology students and the language-literacy needs of area youth. The LLC is designed to provide our students with opportunities to learn best practices in working with youth who have language-literacy disorders and to conduct research in this area. We are currently seeking referrals of individuals who meet the following criteria as potential candidates for the LLC:

  • Children/adolescents in grades 1-12
  • Mild-moderate language disorder
  • At least low average cognitive ability
  • Struggle with literacy (reading and/or writing)
  • Ability to attend weekly, one-hour afternoon sessions

Assessment and treatment sessions will be provided free of charge in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology at University of the Pacific, 757 Brookside Road, Stockton, CA.

If you would like to refer a child to the LLC, please click here to access and complete the referral form. Forms may be mailed, or scanned and emailed to:

US Mail

Language-Literacy Center
University of the Pacific
Department of Speech-Language Pathology
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA 95211


Jeannene Ward-Lonergan, PhD

Jill Duthie, PhD
Associate Professor