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Speech therapy focuses on assessing, diagnosing and treating patients with communication problems that result from disability, surgery or developmental disorders.
Our therapists specialize in the evaluation and treatment of speech, cognitive skills, receptive (understanding speech) and expressive (speaking) language skills, voice quality, fluency and swallowing function.
Speech Therapy Services will focus on obtaining goals related to:
- Articulation skills
- Receptive language (understanding speech)
- Expressive language (speaking)
- Chewing and swallowing
- Thinking, memory and learning skills
- Voice quality and volume
- Voice fluency