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Speech Therapy

  • SSM Health Speech Language Pathologists provide assessment and treatment for adults with speech, language, cognitive and/or swallowing disorders from neurological injury. Our Speech therapists focus on improving communication, problem –solving, memory, thinking skills, and expression and comprehension, any of which may be impacted by illness or injury.

    Speech Pathologists provide exercises and training to improve speech production and swallowing function post injury. With the guidance of a Speech Pathologist, treatment for swallowing disorders may include exercises, compensatory techniques and alternating food and liquid consistencies.

    Speech Pathologists at SSM Health Physical Therapy diagnose and treat a wide variety of disorders resulting from Stroke, brain injury and other neurological disorders including Parkinson’s, MS and ALS.

    Training usually includes training and education to help an individual overcome or compensate for difficulties.