University Center for Language and Literacy

Welcome to the University Center for Language and Literacy

We offer specialized testing and evaluation, programs for children’s language and literacy development, aphasia recovery, academic success, and individual therapy for people of any age facing language and literacy challenges.

We can help you find your voice.

For more information, please contact UCLL at, call
(734) 764-8440, or use the form below.


Through intensive therapy programs and one-on-one counseling, evaluations, and consultations, we help people of all ages with:

  • Aphasia
  • Academic success
  • Communication challenges related to Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Dyslexia and learning disabilities
  • Literacy challenges, including reading, writing and comprehension
  • Non-native English language development
  • Social language issues
  • Speech and language delays and disorders

Notes and News

NEW! UCLL Summer Reading Camps

The University Center for Language and Literacy Reading Camps is now offering reading intervention support to improve the literacy skills of children entering first grade. Our reading specialist uses research-based strategies and tailored instruction to teach the foundations of reading. UCLL Summer Reading Camp

Camp attendees will build their reading skills through fun and interactive:

  • Multi-sensory reading strategies
  • Fine and gross motor activities
  • Outdoor play
  • Stories, songs, listening and games

The two-week camps will be offered from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday from July 10-21 and from August 7-18.

Next Steps:

About the UCLL Reading Program

The summer camps are part of the new UCLL Reading Program. The Reading Program offers intervention support to improve the literacy skills of children in grades K-8. Carolyn Hansen, Ph.D, is an experienced reading specialist who works with each child to close reading gaps and focus on their individual literacy needs.

Click here to learn more about the overall Reading Program.

Innovative, Intensive, and Individualized Aphasia Speech-Language Therapy

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Is Our Aphasia Program a Good Fit for You? Because of our individualized, life-participation approach, the likely answer is yes. Our intensive aphasia treatment program can help you find your voice after a stroke, illness or head injury. We offer intensive speech language therapy tailored to each client.

While our intensive program is full time, we do offer other opportunities and therapy plans for those who may be looking for other options. Please contact us at (734) 764-8440 or visit our University of Michigan Aphasia Program website.

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