Supporting Individuals and Families With Hearing or Communication Challenges

A nonprofit "Center of Excellence," developing and providing hearing, speech/language, and early literacy services and programs.

At the Marion Downs Center, we value comprehensive service, individual attention, family engagement,
evidence-based solutions and a wellness approach to hearing and communication challenges.

News and Announcements

Meet our new Speech Language Pathologist!

Say hello to our new speech language pathologist, Sarah Bookout, M.A.!
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Celebrating 40 Years of Service with Clarisse Simonini-Weber

Join us in celebrating Clarisse Simonini-Weber’s retirement after 40 years in speech language pathology! Clarisse started her career as a speech language pathologist in September of 1980. In that time, Clarisse provided services to many individuals with diverse needs from hearing loss to neurogenic disorders to swallowing difficulties. Jill Wayne, AuD and past MDC Executive…
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Celebrating Vickie Thomson – 2020 Legacy Award Recipient

The Marion Downs Center is so grateful for Vickie Thomson‘s lifelong dedication to supporting families of children with hearing loss. Several of Vickie’s colleagues sent in videos to honor Vickie’s legacy in early intervention and pediatric audiology. Their words reveal the profound impact Vickie has had on many. Marion Downs would have been very proud…
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Marion Downs Holiday Party Goes Virtual

The Marion Downs Holiday Party went virtual this year, but that didn’t stop us from playing music, making crafts, and meeting Signing Santa! We hope to see everyone in person again next year! The Marion Downs Center is grateful to have the support of Colorado Hands & Voices, Colorado School for the Deaf and the…
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Free Virtual Seminar – December 15, 2020

Explore the latest in hearing technology at our FREE virtual seminar! Join us December 15 from 5-6pm to hear the audiologists from the Marion Downs Center discuss current communication strategies and new hearing technology, including a universal Bluetooth connectivity option. All attendees will receive a hearing aid charger at no charge with the purchase of…
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We are thankful for the Marion Downs Center because…

Here are some of the reasons why our patients and staff are thankful for the Marion Downs Center. Dr. Sandra Abbot Gabbard, Clinical Audiologist – “Heroes work here!” Dr. Julie Peterson, Clinical Audiologist – “We make a difference in people’s live, helping them succeed in their better hearing journey!” Dr. Caleb Kronen, Clinical Audiologist –…
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