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Speech Therapy Services - Adult

Adult speech therapy services 
Dysphagia
Dysarthria
Voice
Parkinson's
LSVT
Speak Out!


 

SERVICES ARE AVAILABLE IN-HOME OR IN-CLINIC FOR THE PALM BEACH COUNTY AREA AND ALSO ONLINE THROUGHOUT THE STATE OF FLORIDA.


  • Dysphagia – Patients with dysphagia have difficulty swallowing and may experience pain while swallowing, making it difficult to eat. Dysphagia is caused by weak muscles in the mouth and throat and is often a result of a stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease or Alzheimer’s disease.


  • Apraxia - Improve an individual's ability to produce speech sounds when there is an inability or compromised ability to execute the motor movements. Patients can be born with the disorder or it can develop from a stroke or head injury.


  • Voice Disorders - Improve an individual's harsh, hoarse, raspy voice quality as the result of overuse/abuse, nodules, or degenerative diseases.


  • Dysarthria – Patients with dysarthria may have slurred speech, a slow or rapid rate of speech, abnormal rhythm when speaking or difficulty chewing and swallowing. Dysarthria can develop from a stroke or head injury.  We improve an individual's ability to produce speech sounds when muscle weakness or dis-coordination impact intelligibility.


  • Language delay/disorders - Improve an individual's ability to express ideas or understand the speech of others.


  • Neurogenic Disorders - Improve the communication abilities of individuals who are experiencing or have experienced Traumatic Brain Injury, Aphasia, Parkinson's, ALS, etc.


  • Fluency/Stuttering - Improve an individual's ability to produce fluent speech.


  • Auditory Processing Disorders - Improve an individual's ability to process/understand speech and language.


  • Aural Rehabilitation - Improve the communication abilities of individuals with hearing loss - Hearing Aids and/or Cochlear Implants. 


  • Aphasia – Aphasia causes patients to have difficulty reading, speaking, listening and writing. Aphasia is caused by damage to parts of the brain that are responsible for language.


  • Dementia – Dementia is related to memory loss. A speech-language pathologist can help patients with dementia by using strategies to help preserve communications and cognitive function.


VOICE TREATMENTS AVAILABLE FOR A VARIETY OF CONDITIONS

 Including:

Parkinson's Disease - research-supported treatments used including:

  • SPEAK OUT! voice treatment for Parkinson's
  • Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT)