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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. Reschedule your appointment at the Sheila C. Johnson Center or use telehealth (treatment from home). Click here to learn more ›

 

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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Social Skills Group for UVA Students with ASD

Effective social skills group for college students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

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Mental Health Treatment in the Time of Coronavirus

Dr. Peter Tuerk shares his thoughts on how the pandemic has changed how we treat mental health.

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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, Ground Floor
Charlottesville, Virginia  22903

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

Hours of operation:

  • Monday - Wednesday: 8 am - 5:30 pm
  • Thursday: 8 am - 7 pm
  • Friday: 8 am - 5 pm