Outclient Therapy

Outclient Therapy at DuBard SchoolThe outclient program expanded in 1996 and serves students from other schools with mild to moderate speech-language disorders and/or dyslexia. Approximately 40 students attend both one-on-one and small group sessions two to four times a week.

Led by nationally certified speech-language pathologists or master’s level academic therapists, outclient sessions are conducted at the DuBard School. During the summer sessions, local students are often joined by children seeking services from across the country.

The outclient therapy program provides fee-based individual and small group therapy for clients ages birth through adulthood who have a diagnosed language, speech or hearing disorder or a combination of these disabilities. Included are those whose learning differences are in oral language, reading or a combination of oral and written language deficits, including dyslexia. Therapy is conducted in 50-minute sessions two to four times weekly over an 11-month period.


Step-by-Step: A parent’s guide to Outclient Therapy

  1. Parents/Guardian should contact the DuBard School for Language Disorders to provide referral information

  2. Parents/Guardian must provide documentation of client’s diagnosed or suspected challenges (testing, teacher reports, etc.)

  3. Client is placed on waiting list for services. Wait times vary depending on client’s schedule and current openings.

  4. Parent/Guardian is contacted when an opening becomes available and therapy is scheduled.

Current Outclient Parents:

Click here to download the 2016-17 Parent/Student Outclient Handbook (pdf). The password to open the PDF was included in a packet of information sent home with your student the first day of therapy.
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