Speech therapy providers assist children and adults who face challenges in understanding or using language, incorrect speech-sound production, stuttering, voice problems or difficulties with eating or swallowing.
Speech therapy includes treatment and services in the following areas:
- Teaching patients how to make sounds and improve their voices.
- Teaching alternate communication methods, such as sign language, to patients with little or no speech capability.
- Working with patients to increase their ability to read and write correctly.
- Working with patients to develop and strengthen the muscles used to swallow.
- Counseling patients and families on how to cope with communication disorders.
- Pediatric speech therapy.
Visit our Rehabilitation Therapies page for more information.