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Event benefits Herndon Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic


Special to The Hays Daily News

Special to The Hays Daily News

The Herndon Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic at Fort Hays State University will partner with the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association to host a 3K Run/Walk to Help Children Talk on May 4.

All proceeds go toward student scholarships and purchasing materials for the clinic.

The event is open to all ages. Entry fee for adults is $20 to pre-register by Thursday or $25 the day of the race. Entry fee for children is $10 to pre-register and $15 the day of the race. Pre-registration fee will include a T-shirt. Late registration T-shirts will be based on availability.

Registration begins at 9 a.m. at Albertson Hall on the FHSU campus. The run/walk begins at 10 a.m.

FHSU serves the local community and the people of western Kansas through the Herndon clinic. The state-of-the-art clinic provides comprehensive services in speech, language and hearing as well as professional clinical training for seniors and graduate students majoring in speech-language pathology. It is the only university-affiliated clinic in western Kansas.

Nationally certified and licensed faculty and clinical student use the latest evidence-based research practices to provide a high-quality, comprehensive evaluation and treatment program.

For more information, contact Marla Staab, Department of Communication Disorders, at (785) 628-4450 or mstaab@fhsu.edu.