Presence St. Mary's Hospital

Speech-Language Pathology is the study of human communication disorders. It includes disorders of speech, language, hearing and swallowing. Our Speech-Language Pathologists offer services on an inpatient or outpatient basis for children and adults in a personal, understanding and welcoming environment. They work with your physician, nutritionist and other therapists to develop an individualized treatment plan that will help you effectively communicate.


Conditions in Children:

  • Oral Sensory Integration Delays
  • Feeding Disorders
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Developmental Delays
  • Autism
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Down Syndrome
  • Stuttering
  • Speech and Articulation

Conditions in Adults:

  • Dysphasia/swallowing problems
  • Cancer of the neck
  • Vocal cord paralysis/voice problems
  • Stroke/Aphasia/Dysarthria
  • Tracheostomy
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Neurological deficits


Evaluation & Treatment:

Our Speech-Language Pathologists provide evaluation and treatment in the following areas:

  • Language Therapy
  • Speech and Articulation
  • Diet/Feeding
  • Voice
  • Cognitive Dysfunction
  • Videofluoroscopic Swallow Studies
  • Bilingual Speech Therapist

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