Who provides speech therapy services?

 

A Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) is a professional who provides speech therapy services for people experiencing communication and/or swallowing difficulties. The SLP is qualified to diagnose speech, language, swallowing and voice disorders, and to provide treatment and education to patients and their families.

Speech Therapy services offered include:

 
Adult Services
  • Swallowing Disorders – Evaluation and treatment may include modified barium swallow study, electrical stimulation and oral and pharyngeal exercise.
  • Speech and Language Difficulties
  • Cognitive Communication 
  • Voice Disorders
  • We treat a variety of diagnoses including stroke, traumatic brain injury, head or neck cancer, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, MS, ALS or others. 
  • LSVT Loud specialty program for Parkinson’s disease. 

Pediatric Services
  • Speech Sounds
  • Expressive and Receptive Language Difficulties
  • Stuttering
  • Social Communication - The ability to appropriately interact with others. 
  • We treat a variety of diagnoses including developmental delays, language delay, articulation and phonological disorders, apraxia, Down Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and cleft palate. 

Experience You Can Trust

 


All services are provided by experienced therapists that are certified by the American Speech & Hearing Association (ASHA). Evaluation and treatment sessions are one-on-one.  Care plans are developed in cooperation with patients and families, and are specifically tailored to address the individual patient’s needs and goals. Speech Therapy services are offered Monday through Friday, by appointment.

A referral or order from your physician/provider is required prior to speech therapy services. To schedule an appointment, call 618-651-2720. Outpatient Speech Therapy Services is conveniently located on the first floor in the Medical Office Building.