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Speech Therapy

Patients are referred to speech-language pathologists (SLP), also called speech therapists, for a variety of disorders. SLPs can help patients who have problems related to speaking, hearing, and/or swallowing by assessing and treating conditions that impair their abilities. Overall, speech therapists help people improve their communication and overcome speech disorders or speech impairments.

More specifically, an SLP helps with:

  • Fluency
  • Speech
  • Language
  • Cognition
  • Voice
  • Auditory rehabilitation
  • Swallowing disorders
  • And more

How Can A Speech Therapist Help Me or My Loved One?

You or your child may be referred to a speech therapist for a variety of concerns. For example, toddlers who do not talk much or at all may be referred to a speech therapist for further evaluation and treatment. Children are often referred to speech therapists if they have apraxia, or difficulty saying certain syllables and making specific sounds. Speech therapists also can assist with behavioral modification for stuttering, and much more.

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