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Speech Therapy Services

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
  • Stuttering
  • Voice problems resulting from cancer of the throat
  • Disorders relating to written language
  • Memory disorders

Treatment options

  • 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:

  • Remembering stories
  • 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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