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Speech Therapy

Speech Therapy

Advanced therapies to assist those with speech, language and swallowing disorders

Certified speech-language pathologists at University Hospitals offer a wide spectrum of speech therapy services for adults with speech, language, cognitive and swallowing disorders:

  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • ALS
  • Apraxia of speech and dysarthria
  • Congenital anomalies
  • Hearing impairment and cochlear implant recipients
  • Neurological disorders
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Speech and language disorders
  • Speech articulation disorders/phonological disorders
  • Stroke/ cerebral vascular accident (CVA)
  • Stuttering and cluttering
  • Swallowing problems (dysphagia)
  • Tracheostomy/ventilator dependency
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Voice and resonance disorders

High-Tech Diagnosis

Our speech therapists ensure the highest quality and coordinated care for our patients. Working closely with the patient and family members, therapists use the latest high-tech tools to diagnose voice and swallowing disorders, including:

  • Fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES)
  • Modified barium swallow tests (MBS)
  • Nasendoscopy
  • Videofluoroscopy
  • Videostroboscopy