Our Services

Speech Therapy

Speech therapy provides identification, consultation, rehabilitation, referral, and prevention services pertaining to communication and swallowing disabilities for patients of all ages. We are pleased to care for our patients needs during acute hospitalization, and continued services are offered on an outpatient basis.

Our department works closely with your Physician and specialists such as the Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Physician. Our hours are flexible, to meet the needs of our community.

New Patients

  • Save time and have your patient forms filled out before your appointment. Print out forms below, fill in information, and bring with you to your scheduled appointment.
  • Please plan on arriving 15-20 minutes early to Registration, prior to your first scheduled therapy appointment. Our Registration area is located directly across from the parking garage.
  • Please bring with you to the first scheduled therapy appointment: the order for therapy from your doctor, your insurance card, photo ID, and medication list.

Our Focus Areas

  • Adult Communication Disorders Close
    • Stroke-related and other neurologically based communication deficits
    • Laryngectomy
    • Tracheoesophageal prosthesis management
    • Voice disorders
    • Communication problems associated with Traumatic Brain Injury (cognitive retraining)
    • Augmentative/Alternative Communication Systems
    • Stuttering
    • Communication management for Tracheostomized and Ventilator dependent patients
  • Pediatric Communication Disorders Close
    • Delayed/disordered speech and language
    • Articulation problems
    • Communication disorders related to hearing loss
    • Stuttering
    • Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Augmentative/Alternative Communication Systems
  • Swallowing Disorders Close
    • Bedside/outpatient evaluation
    • Vital Stim: a specialized treatment for Neuro Muscular Electric Stimulation for swallow rehabilitation
    • FEES (Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing) tool: A non-invasive endoscopic procedure that can be done in any medical setting

Have questions? Contact the Rehabilitation Services Department by calling 315-785-4088.

Learn more about speech therapy at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) website.