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Sheila C. Johnson Center

Sheila C. Johnson Center

The Sheila C. Johnson Center at the University of Virginia’s School of Education and Human Development is a multidisciplinary clinic that provides personalized assessment and intervention services. Our mission is to deliver the highest quality science-based clinical services to the people of Charlottesville, the UVA community, Albemarle County, the Commonwealth of Virginia and beyond.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Operations Update: We are open and operating with tele-practice services. Click here to learn more › 
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Speech & Language Services | Audiology Services | McGuffey Reading Services
Autism Spectrum Services | Psychological Services: Evidence-based Treatment via Telehealth | Psychology Services: Diagnostic & Educational Assessments

How We Can Help

Speech & Language Services

Our certified speech-language pathologists help children and adults with their communication needs.

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Audiology Services

We offer customized hearing care for people of all ages.

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McGuffey Reading Services

As one of the longest running university-based reading services in the U.S., we help children become successful readers.

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Autism Spectrum Services

Our clinical autism services are boosted by the School's Supporting Transformative Autism Research (STAR) Initiative.

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Psychological Services: Evidence-based Treatment via Telehealth

We focus on improving lives in our community by providing evidence-based treatment and care for many psychological problems.

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Psychology Services: Diagnostic & Educational Assessments

We provide comprehensive psychological evaluations for a range of issues and problems encountered by families and students.

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Summer Literacy Programs for Kids

Designed for school-age children in need of intervention to maintain or work to build their literacy skills.

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About the Center

We collaborate with families and individuals of all ages to design clinical and educational solutions tailored to their needs. Our client-centered clinical facilities include state-of-the-art equipment and technology, 14 treatment rooms for intervention and assessment, a children’s play area, and convenient visitor parking.

Our experienced, multi-disciplinary team specializes in speech and language development; cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety, depression, and behavior problems; assessments; reading interventions; audiology and hearing impairment; and treatment for autism spectrum disorders. The Sheila C. Johnson Center also allows UVA graduate students to gain clinical experience under faculty supervision. We are committed to serving the community and working one-on-one to ensure the best client outcomes.

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Sheila C. Johnson Center Location

The Sheila C. Johnson Center is located in the University of Virginia’s Bavaro Hall on the ground floor. 

Our street address is:
417 Emmet Street South
Charlottesville, Virginia  22903

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Please call (434) 924-7034 to schedule an appointment.

Hours of operation:

  • Monday - Thursday: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Friday: 8:30 am - 5 pm