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Committed to Promoting Patient Independence.
Who are Speech Therapists?
Speech-Language Pathology professionals (Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs), or informally speech therapists) specialize in communication disorders as well as swallowing disorders.
What do Speech Therapists do?
Provides treatment to enable you or your loved one to communicate effectively and improve oral motor skills to ensure safe swallowing. Plans of care may include:
Communication - Auditory comprehension, expression, writing/reading skills and speech intelligibility
Cognition - Memory and executive functioning
Swallowing - Diagnosis and treatment of swallowing problems and diet progression