Speech therapy may be involved when your communication, thinking or swallowing has been affected by illness or injury. Our skilled speech therapists are specifically trained to restore, rehabilitate and help patients:
- Improve communication, reading, and/or writing skills
- Improve a patient’s ability to understand what others are saying
- Improve a patient’s thinking, math and memory skills, to enhance quality of life and independence
- Improving swallowing safety and efficiency
HSHS St. Mary's is now offering Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) LOUD treatment! This program is a research-based approach that improves the vocal loudness and quality for people diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease (PD) and other neurological conditions. The LSVT LOUD program is an effective speech treatment for individuals with Parkinson’s and other neurological disorders who are experiencing difficulties effectively communicating with others. These problems can include soft, mumbled, or monotone speech.