RiteCare© Clinic РScottish Rite of Freemasonry

Address: 411 North Hastings Avenue
Hastings, NE 68901-5162
Phone: (402) 463-1518 Website: http://scottishrite.org/about/philanthropy-scholarships/ritecare/

"In the early 1950s in Colorado, the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry of the Southern Jurisdiction of the United States initiated a program to help children with speech and language disorders. The results obtained from this program led to the establishment of RiteCare clinics to provide diagnostic evaluation and treatment of speech and language disorders, as well as learning disabilities.

Today, there are 178 RiteCare® clinics, centers, and special programs operating or planned for children and therapists located throughout the United States. Each facility is staffed by speech-language pathologists or other trained personnel. Through the support of Scottish Rite members, these clinics, centers, and programs continue to increase. The value of this philanthropy has long been apparent. Tens of thousands of youngsters across the United States have been helped significantly. With the good work of dedicated clinicians and parents, the Scottish Rite has achieved successes that could only be imagined a few years back. Children who might have remained educationally behind for a lifetime can now talk, read, and lead productive lives. As a rule, the RiteCare® Clinics accept preschool children who have difficulty speaking or understanding the spoken word or school-age children who have difficulty learning to read. Some centers also offer literacy training for adults.                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Other Locations:

University of Nebraska
253 Barkley Memorial Center
Lincoln, NE 68583-0731
Telephone: (402) 472-2071   

                                                                                                                                                                                  

Munroe-Meyer Institute
985450 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5450
Telephone: (402) 559-6460"

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