DeWit RiteCare Speech, Language, and Hearing Clinic


We are now open for in-person and telepractice services.

Please email or call (406) 243-2405 with any questions. Thank you, as always, for the opportunity to serve you and your family.

We are taking precautions for your safety.

  • Masks are mandatory for all clients, student clinicians, and clinical faculty.
  • Social distancing is observed.
  • Student clinicians and clinical faculty may wear face shields.
  • Rooms are sanitized before and after each session.
  • HEPA H13 filters are run between sessions.
Above all, we ask that anyone please stay home if you are sick. Thank you for your cooperation in keeping everyone safe!


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Summer 2021 Specialty Programs

Name of Program




Big Sky Aphasia Program (BSAP):

Intensive Comprehension Aphasia Program

May 26th - June 30th.

Application deadline is March 4, 2022.

Catherine Off

Jenna Griffin

Youth Engagement through Intervention (YETI):

Social Skills Intensive Program

Full day camps; 7/11-7/15 and 7/25-7/29. Half day camps; 7/18-7/22


Application forthcoming. Call the clinic to be added to our email notification list.

Jennifer Schoffer Closson


Postponed indefinitely.

Traditional individual and group therapy available in certain circumstances. Please inquire at 406-243-2405.

Ginger Collins


The University of Montana DeWit RiteCare Speech, Language, and Hearing Clinic (DeWit RiteCare Clinic) is committed to providing quality speech, language and literacy, cognition, swallowing, and hearing services locally and globally to people across the lifespan. We prepare future speech-language pathologists with practical experience through exceptional hands-on training and supervision. Intervention is evidence-based and client-centered. We believe that every individual should have access to these services, regardless of financial, geographic, or physical barriers. Scholarships are supported by the Western Montana Scottish Rite Foundation; however, masonic affiliation is not required.

Support the UM DeWit RiteCare Clinic

The University of Montana DeWit RiteCare Speech, Language, and Hearing Clinic, originally established in 1998, is housed in the Curry Health Center on the University of Montana campus. The DeWit RiteCare Clinic is supported by a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization funded by the Western Montana Scottish Rite Foundation in partnership with the University of Montana. Funding comes from donations, contributions, grants, and bequests. When you elect to contribute to the DeWit RiteCare Clinic, you help to provide services to those in need and to train future speech-language pathologists. You are invited to assist in this worthy foundation. All donations are tax deductible and can be made by filling out a donation form.

Contact Us

Phone: (406) 243-2405
Text: (406) 233-9191
Fax: (406) 243-6678
Map:     Take me to RiteCare map

Clinic Director: 
Leah Meloy, MS, CCC-SLP
Phone: 406-243-4995
Office: Curry 029
Mailing Address:
DeWit RiteCare Speech, Language, & Hearing Clinic
School of Speech, Language, Hearing and Occupational Sciences
University of Montana
32 Campus Drive
Missoula, MT 59812-6695
Physical Address:
University of Montana campus
Curry Health Center (lower level)
634 Eddy Avenue
Missoula, Montana 59812


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