Adult Speech Therapy

Diagnoses Served

  • Cognitive-Communication Impairment

  • Dysphagia

  • Dysarthria

  • Aphasia

Approaches/Techniques Used

  • Person-centered approaches

  • Systematic Instruction

  • Errorless Learning

  • Spaced Retrieval

  • Shaker exercise

  • Expiratory Muscle Strength Training (EMST)

  • Tongue-pressure resistance training

  •  Lee Silverman Voice Therapy - LOUD (LSVT)

  • Life Participation Approach to Aphasia (LPAA)

  • Semantic Feature Analysis Treatment (SFA)

  • Response Elaboration Training

  • Word Retrieval Cuing Strategies

  • Script Training 

  • Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC)

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Speech-Language Pathology

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Cognitive-communication 

Cognitive-communication includes word finding, attention, memory, executive functioning, and many more skills that allow us to perform activities of daily living.

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Dysarthria

Dysarthria is an acquired motor speech disorder that can be characterized by low vocal volume, imprecise articulation, and slow or rapid rate of speech. 

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Dysphagia

Dysphagia is an acquired swallowing disorder characterized by difficulty chewing and/or swallowing. Untreated dysphagia can lead to aspiration, pneumonia, hospitalization, and even untimely death.

Aphasia

Aphasia is an acquired language disorder characterized by difficulty understanding and/or expressing language. 

Some adults may be able to write and read despite difficulty verbally communicating.