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To schedule an appointment please call us at 781-216-3685.

When you call you will be asked for some background information about your child's condition. This will help us determine if our center is best suited for your child's needs.

You will also be asked to provide us with an email address to send you a voice history questionnaire prior to your visit. Your email address will not be used for any other purpose or given to any outside agency.

Currently our appointments are on Mondays in our Waltham site and Fridays in our Boston site.

Boston Children's Waltham
2nd Floor West Wing
9 Hope Ave.
Waltham MA 02453

Boston Children's Hospital
3rd floor
333 Longwood Ave.
Boston, MA 02115

If you would like more information on our Voice and Velopharyngeal Dysfunction Center please contact Laura Kelly at 781-216-3685. You can also email us at

For health care professionals

Physician/provider order form for speech-language pathology (SLP) services

Thank you for entrusting Boston Children’s Hospital to partner with you on your patient’s care. The Center for Communication Enhancement offers the following programs with speech-language pathology services:

If you are a physician, physician assistant, or nurse practitioner with a patient who requires non-urgent speech-language pathology services in one of the Center for Communication Enhancement programs listed above, please complete, print, and fax the form below to 617-730-6213. The Center for Communication Enhancement will contact the family within five business days to schedule an appointment or begin a scheduling intake process, when applicable, and close the loop with your practice.

This form is required to be completed for each new patient referral and for re-evaluation referral requests after 60 days from the original request. This form does not replace and is not an insurance referral request form, which is a separate document. If you have any further questions regarding this new process, please call 781-216-2200.