Our certified speech-language pathologists address the complex needs of people with communication impairments.
Whether you or a loved one is impacted by:
- Brain injury
- Oral and brain cancers
- Parkinson’s disease
- Multiple sclerosis (MS)
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
Our compassionate team will work with you to create an individualized program specific to your needs.
Our outpatient programs provide treatment for:
- Aphasia, apraxia and other language/speaking difficulties
- Communication and cognitive-linguistic deficits, i.e., impaired short and long-term memory, reasoning and/or language skills
- Articulation and voice challenges
- Dysphagia and other swallowing disorders
- Dysarthria, a disturbance in the strength or coordination of the speech muscles
Pediatric speech therapy is geared to our youngest patients. Our specially trained pediatric speech-language pathologists help children through 21 years of age in reaching their full potential. Our speech-language pathologists integrate proven treatment, advanced technologies and supportive care to optimize each patient’s recovery.
Treatment may include:
- Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) — evaluations and training with communication devices for patients with aphasia and neurological conditions
- Cognitive Rehabilitation Program (CRP) — a comprehensive program to improve memory, attention, language and functioning skills
- Lee Silverman Voice Treatment® (LSVT) — a voice and respiration treatment method to improve vocal intensity and decrease the impact of Parkinson’s disease on communication
- Cancer rehabilitation — specialized treatment for individuals whose cancer has impacted their communication or swallowing skills
- SPEAK OUT! (Parkinson Voice Project) — a program that combines education, individual speech therapy and group sessions to help people with Parkinson's improve their speech and voice
- VitalStim® — neuromuscular electrical stimulation, a low level electrical impulse that stimulates and strengthens muscles used for swallowing
During the treatment process, a home exercise program may be customized to meet your diagnosis.