Speech language pathologists diagnose and treat a variety of speech, language, cognitive communication and swallowing disorders in individuals of all ages from infants to the elderly. Speech therapy services are provided for disorders of speech such as developmental or acquired articulation disorders, dysarthria, apraxia, voice disorders and stuttering.
Therapy services for language disorders include treatment for receptive language difficulties in auditory comprehension, language processing, reading and aphasia as well as expressive language disorders such as verbal expression, written language, and aphasia.
Additionally, services are available to treat disorders of feeding or swallowing (dysphagia). Individuals with autism, hearing loss, head injury, CVA, cerebral palsy, oral or laryngeal cancer, developmental delay or cleft lip and palate may benefit from speech language therapy services.