SPEECH THERAPY SERVICES

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SPEECH THERAPY SERVICES

Strokes, brain injuries, and neurodegenerative diseases can greatly impact communication. Aphasia is an impairment of either expression, comprehension, reading, or writing. Your loved one may be experiencing:

  • Difficulty finding the right word

  • Substituting incorrect words (e.g. ‘tree’ for ‘dog’)

  • Difficulty producing a complete sentence

  • Difficulty following verbal instructions

  • Impaired reading comprehension

  • Substituting incorrect letters when writing

Aphasia (asha.org)

Dysarthria is an impairment of motor speech. Speech may sound:

  • Slurred

  • Inconsistent in rate

  • Monotone

  • Low in volume

  • Poor intelligibility or articulation

Prior to starting therapy, you or your loved one will undergo in depth standardized testing to determine strengths, weaknesses, and where they perform in comparison to their peers.

Dysarthria in Adults (asha.org)