Speech and Language Rehabilitation Services

The Adult Services division of the Speech and Language Pathology Department provides individualized diagnostic and treatment services for adults with speech, language, voice, swallowing and cognitive deficits. Our goal is to help adults achieve their maximum communicative potential.

Our Speech and Language Rehabilitation Specialists will complete a comprehensive evaluation in order to determine the patient's communicative strengths and weaknesses. An individualized treatment program is developed in order to improve communicative skills. We offer individual and group treatment sessions to assist with achieving the treatment goals. Family involvement and education continues throughout the treatment program. Home programs are designed to enhance the progress to the home, work and social environments.

Conditions (diagnoses) treated by speech rehab services:

  • Stroke Brain tumor
  • AVM Traumatic brain injury
  • Head and neck cancer Trismus
  • Swallowing disorders Dementia
  • Stuttering Voice disorders
  • Motor speech disorders Parkinson's disease
  • Accent reduction Spasmodic dysphonia
  • Oromyofunctional disorders Paradoxical vocal cord dysfunction

Skills of Speech-Language Pathologists

Staff members have master's degrees, have earned the Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC), and have specialized training in their chosen area of adult speech and language disorders. In addition, our department is a recognized training center for physicians and graduate-level students in speech and language pathology.

Insurance

Coverage from most major insurance companies is accepted, but coverage for treatment depends on individual insurance benefits. Scholarship funding may be available.

Outcomes Statement

According to Press Ganey surveys, our clients rated us above 90% on the likelihood of recommending our services.