Speech Therapy

 

Speech-language pathology helps adult and pediatric patients with all aspects of communication: talking, reading, writing, and understanding what others say. Swallowing assessments are also provided. Our services are provided by experienced, licensed, ASHA-certified speech language pathologists.

 

We specialize in:

  • Working with tracheostomy and ventilator-dependent patients
  • High-risk and medically fragile neonates and children
  • Children or neonates with genetic syndromes and congenital anomalies
  • Diagnosing disorders with modified barium swallow studies
  • Providing continuing education and training in areas related to communication and swallowing

Speech therapists primarily evaluate and treat patients who have acquired communication and/or swallowing disorders as a result of stroke, traumatic brain injury, head and neck cancer, spinal cord injury, tumor, progressive neurological disease, seizure disorders, laryngeal pathology, developmental delay, infant/ neonatal/pediatric swallowing, head and neck trauma, and post-surgical changes.

 

 

 

Therapy Services at Cottage

 

Speech / Language Therapy at SBCH:  (805) 569-7201

 

 

Resources

Stuttering

Dysphagia

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