Speech Therapy

Specialized treatment for communication and swallowing disorders

Our certified speech-language pathologists address the complex needs of people with communication impairments. Whether you or a loved one is impacted by:

Speech therapist listens for dry voicing after swallowing
  • Stroke
  • Brain injury
  • Oral and brain cancers
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

Our compassionate team will work with you to create an individualized program specific to your needs.

The outpatient programs at Kessler Rehabilitation Center provide treatment for:

  • Aphasia and other language/speaking difficulties
  • Cognitive-linguistic deficits, i.e., impaired short and long-term memory, reasoning and/or language skills
  • Articulation and voice challenges
  • Dysphagia and other swallowing disorders

Treatment may include:

  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) - evaluations and training with communication devices for patients with aphasia and neurological conditions
  • Cognitive Rehabilitation Program (CRP) - a comprehensive program to improve memory, attention, language and functioning skills
  • Lee Silverman Voice Treatment® (LSVT) - a voice and respiration treatment method to improve vocal intensity and decrease the impact of Parkinson’s disease on communication
  • ReVital™ Cancer Rehabilitation - specialized treatment for individuals whose cancer has impacted their communication or swallowing skills
  • SPEAK OUT! & LOUD CROWD® - a specialized program that combines education, individual speech therapy (SPEAK OUT!) and ongoing group sessions (LOUD Crowd) to enhance speech and communication
  • Visi-Pitch® - a computerized speech training and analysis program to help patients with voice disorders due to overuse, injury or disease
  • VitalStim® - neuromuscular electrical stimulation, a low level electrical impulse that stimulates and strengthens muscles used for swallowing

During the treatment process, a home exercise program may be customized to meet your diagnosis.

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