a variety of diseases, disorders and
illnesses can cause communication problems. A certified speech therapist provides speech, language and dysphagia evaluation and treatment services along with counseling to children and adults on both an inpatient and outpatient basis.Speech
Therapy may also include language training to improve communication, comprehension, and reading skills; aurel
rehabilitation for those who are hearing impaired or deaf; cognitive functioning to improve orientation, memory, reasoning and
problem solving; developing communication devices for those who have problems speaking and swallowing difficulties.
Specific disorders treated include:
- Cranio-facial abnormalities/Cleft Palette
- Expressive/Receptive language disorders
- Voice disorders
- Disorders associated with stroke rehabilitation
Performance therapy may be reached at 417-448-3790.