Speech Therapy

What is Speech Therapy?

Speech-Language Pathology specialzes in communication disorders.  Speech therapists provide a wide range of services beginning with an initial evaluation for communication and swallowing disorders.  Speech therapy may address:

  • cognitive aspects of communication (e.g. attention, memory, problem solving, executive functions).
  • speech (i.e. phonation, articulation, fluency, resonance, and voice)
  • language (i.e. phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatic/social aspects of communication) including comprehension and expression in oral, written graphic, and manual modalities; language processing; preliteracy and lanuage -based literacy skills, phonological awareness.
  • swallowing
  • sensory awareness related to communication or swallowing
  • evaluation for and training for use of adaptive communication devices