Language is our most human characteristic. Communication disorders can affect anyone. Our speech-language pathologists are healthcare professionals educated and trained to evaluate and treat individuals of all ages with a variety of communication, cognitive, or swallowing problems.
Our speech therapists use computer technology, voice or language exercises and other training tools to help people develop effective communication and cognitive skills.
- Receptive language — Understanding spoken or written language.
- Expressive language — Ability to communicate wants, needs, and thoughts through words, sentences, gestures, and writing.
- Articulation — Production of sounds to make words.
- Cognition — Ability to think, concentrate, remember, reason, and put ideas together.
- Feeding | Swallowing — The process of food entering the mouth, chewing, and swallowing.
- Stuttering — Disruption in the fluency of speech.
- Social language — Understanding and appropriate use of language in social situations.
- Voice and resonance — Quality, loudness, and pitch of voice.
- Augmentative-alternative communication —Verbal communication is supplemented or replaced by other methods.
Our team can also assist with an autism spectrum disorder, cerebral palsy, children with a history of delayed developmental milestones, cleft lip, cleft palate, dementia, Parkinson's Disease, stroke, aphasia, and traumatic brain injury.