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Speech Pathology

The Speech-Language pathologists provide assessment and treatment of preschool through adult patients with difficulty in:

  • Speech and voice
  • Language
  • Auditory, reading and written comprehension
  • Swallowing
  • Cognitive aspects of communication including memory, attention and problem solving

Speaking, swallowing, and/or communicating disorders may be present in persons with neurological deficits caused by stroke, brain injury, Parkinson's, Guillain-Barre and other neurological disease or injury.

Speech Therapy includes:

  • Oral motor exercise
  • Dysphagia (swallowing) therapy
  • Computer-assisted voice and cognitive re-training
  • Establishing augmentative and alternative communication techniques and devices
  • Accent modification
  • Articulation therapy
  • Developmental language therapy
  • Patient and family education in communication and swallowing self-management

Speech-Language pathologists perform modified barium swallow studies in collaboration with the hospital's radiology department. Appointments are made by calling the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Center.

For more information, call 817-267-9599.

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