Adults

Speech therapy helps adults suffering from a speech, language, cognitive or swallowing impairment for a variety of reasons.

Including:

  • Apraxia of Speech (difficulty coordinating the muscle movements necessary to form words)
  • Dysarthria (when the muscles of the mouth, face, and respiratory system become weak, move slowly, or do not move at all after a stroke or other brain injury)
  • Aphasia (impairment of the ability to speak and write)
  • Cognition ( a group of mental processes that include attention, memory, producing and understanding language, learning, reasoning, problem solving and decision making)
  • Stuttering
  • Voice disorders
  • Dysphagia ( difficulty swallowing)

Examples of Diagnoses in adults that may benefit from speech therapy:  Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Dementia, Brain Tumor, Multiple Sclerosis, Laryngeal or Oral Cancers, Right Hemisphere Brain Injury, Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) , Parkinson Disease and Pneumonia.

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