Speech therapy provides skilled therapy services to children and adults to facilitate improved communication, swallowing and cognitive skills. Diagnoses treated by our speech language pathologist may include:
- Language difficulties, including: Aphasia & Apraxia
- Brain Injuries
- Dysarthria (difficulty speaking clearly)
- Dysphagia (difficulty swallowing)
- Memory Loss
- Post-Concussion Syndrome
- Voice Disorders
- Traumatic Brain Injury
Our speech language therapist, has over 30 years of experience and works closely with patients to help ensure they reach their best potential. The speech and language pathologist is certified by the American Speech Language and Hearing Association, licensed in the Iowa and uses best practices with all patients.
Additionally, our speech language therapist is certified in VitalStim® treatment, which includes the power of electrical stimulation with the benefits of swallowing exercises. Utilizing traditional exercises and the VitalStim® modality allows the clinician to help accelerate strengthening and restore the function of swallowing in patients.
How Do I Make An Appointment?
If you're having difficulty with your voice, communication (expression or comprehension), or swallowing, please contact your medical provider. They will discuss your concerns and help determine if a referral to speech therapy is appropriate.
What Can I Expect in Therapy?
During your first visit, you and your speech language therapist will discuss the difficulty you are experiencing. After the initial evaluation, an assessment is completed based on your diagnosis and a treatment plan will be developed.