Speech Pathology

Speech Language Pathology specialize in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of communication disorders (speech disorders and language disorders), cognitive-communication disorders, voice disorders, and swallowing disorders. They also play an important role in the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder. Speech, language, and swallowing disorders result from a variety of causes, such as a stroke, brain injury,hearing loss, developmental delay, a cleft palate, cerebral palsy, or emotional issue.

Speech-language pathologists can help with the following:

Speech delays and disorders which  includes articulation, phonology and motor speech disorders.
Language delays and disorders which  includes expression and comprehension in oral and non-verbal contexts
Fluency disorders, including stuttering.
Swallowing and feeding disorders which results in adults, children and infants.
Cognitive-communicative disorders which  includes social communication skills, reasoning, problem solving and executive functions.
Pre-literacy and literacy skills which  includes phonological awareness, decoding, reading comprehension and writing.
Communication and swallowing disorders related to other issues. For example, hearing impairments/deaf, traumatic brain injury, dementia, developmental, intellectual or genetic disorders.

  • Fluency disorders
  • Voice and resonance disorders.
  • Swallowing and feeding disorders

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