SLP - Speech Language Pathology
Aphasia: impairment of language affecting production and or comprehension of speech, reading or writing.
Typically caused be a stroke, brain injury, tumors, trauma or infections.
Dysphagia: swallowing difficulties following stroke, neurological disorders, head and neck cancer, trauma
to the throat, acid reflux. Signs and symptoms of swallowing problems include sudden weight loss, coughing during
and / or after meals, thickened mucous, refusals to eat or decreased appetite, recurring pneumonia or respiratory
Alternative and Augmentative Communications (AAC): Alternative modes of communication using speech generating
devices or communication books to communicate when unable to use own speech or voice. SLP's provide training,
development and programming of the AAC systems.
Look to our Speech Therapy Services for the following:
- Language Disorders
- Articulation Disorders
- Voice Disorders
- Cognitive Deficits
- Swallowing Disorders (Dyspahagia)
- Dysarthria (Motor Speech Impairment)
- Alternative and Augmentative Communications (AAC)