Health Department

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Our administration office at 10777 Main Street in Fairfax is open during regular business hours 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday. Clinic services are not offered at this location.

TTY 711

10777 Main Street
Fairfax, VA 22030

Gloria Addo-Ayensu, M.D., M.P.H.,
Director of Health

Speech and Hearing

Young girl sounds out the letter S with a female speech therapistFairfax County's Speech and Hearing Clinic is dedicated to helping children and adults communicate effectively. We offer speech and hearing services at three clinic locations.

Clinic staff is certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Health Professions.


Speech and Language

  • Complete diagnostic evaluation and treatment
    • Adult language and swallowing disorders due to strokes or traumatic brain injury
    • Aphasia
    • Apraxia
    • Articulation delay/disorder
    • Augmentative/alternative communication
    • Autism spectrum disorders
    • Child language delay/disorder
    • Cleft palate
    • Stuttering (dysfluency)
    • Language learning disabilities
    • Pediatric oral motor and feeding
    • Phonological processing
    • Tongue thrust
    • Voice disorder
  • Screening
  • Consultations


  • Complete audiological evaluation
    • Speech audiometry
    • Air and bone conduction
    • Impedance (middle ear mobility)
    • Otoacoustic emissions
    • Hearing aid evaluation
    • Hearing aid fitting and orientation
  • Consultation and counseling services

Stroke Club Support Group

The Helping Hands Stroke Club meets weekly at the Joseph Willard Health Center. The Stroke Club offers stroke survivors and caregivers a chance to share personal experiences, exchange information and network with others in an informal group setting. Activities include guest speakers, open discussions and social events.

Group Meetings: Fridays, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Group Speech Therapy: Second and fourth Fridays of each month, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Clinic Locations

Speech and Hearing Clinic sites are open Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with limited early morning and late afternoon appointments.

Joseph Willard Speech and Hearing Clinic
3750 Old Lee Highway
Fairfax, VA 22030-1806
Phone: 703-246-7120, TTY 711
Fax: 703-246-5317

Herndon-Reston District Office
1850 Cameron Glen Drive, Suite 100
Reston, VA 20190-3308
Phone: 703-481-4237, TTY 711
Fax: 703-787-8278

Mount Vernon District Office
8350 Richmond Highway, Suite 233
Alexandria, VA 22309-2344
Phone: 703-704-6100, TTY 711
Fax: 703-704-6671

More Information

Learn about the Health Department's Speech and Hearing program with County Conversation Podcast host Jim Person and Rehabilitation Services Manager Jeffrey Edge.