Whether you have speech problems after surviving a stroke or you’ve struggled with a stutter your entire life, speech therapy may be the answer. Our speech therapists have years of training and experience helping people overcome speech disorders. We know how hard it is when you can’t communicate your thoughts or feelings. Our proven techniques can fix or minimize the problem so you can feel confident when communicating with those who matter most in your life.
Some of the things we treat:
Speech issues, such as slurring, mutism, and aphasia
Voice problems resulting from cancer of the throat
Disorders relating to written language
Communication re-training to address aphasia, dysarthria, and stroke patients
Treatment to improve pragmatics and social language
Dysphagia evaluation and treatments
Vital -Stim therapy to address swallowing disorders
Lee Silverman Voice Treatment-LOUD approach for Parkinson's Disease
Cognitive re-training to improve attention to task, memory, problem solving/reasoning, safety/insight awareness, and executive function skills
Modified Barium Swallow Studies
Treatment to address deficits resulting from traumatic brain Injuries
Patient and caregiver training
What does speech therapy entail?
Your therapy plan will be unique to you. However, some typical exercises may include:
Helping to define problem spots, like bigger words, and how to deal with them
An understanding of gestures or body language
Trips outside the hospital for some real world practice
Exercises for the face and mouth (they look silly, but they work!)
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