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Speech Therapy at Home

What is Speech Therapy?

Speech therapy is the assessment and treatment of communication problems and speech disorders. It is performed by speech-language pathologists (SLPs), which are often referred to as speech therapists.

Speech therapy techniques are used to improve communication. These include articulation therapy, language intervention activities, and others depending on the type of speech or language disorder.

What are the benefits of in-Home Speech Therapy?

There are many benefits of doing speech therapy exercises at home. More practice usually means faster improvement, and therapy with software at home or with a volunteer has been shown to be effective.

  • Speech Services – Articulation and Voice
  • Language Services – Word-finding, increasing sentence length
  • Alternative means of Communication – Tablet/Smartphone, Computer
  • Swallowing Services – Objective swallow studies (Modified Barium Swallow or FEES), Bedside swallow evaluation
  • Cognitive-Communicative Services – Memory

Who can benefit?

Speech therapy may be needed for speech disorders that develop in childhood or speech impairments in adults caused by an injury or illness, such as stroke or brain injury.

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