Speech Therapy

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SLPs provide a broad range of therapies because they treat communication and swallowing problems caused by so many different disorders. Their work may include:

  • Helping people learn how to form sounds
  • Teaching how to speak clearly and easily
  • Using exercises to strengthen muscles used to speak or swallow
  • Helping people increase the number of words they know
  • Working with people to improve the way they put words together
  • Providing augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) systems for people who have severe language disorders
  • Educating patients and their families about how to overcome challenges from the communication or swallowing problem
  • Reading, Writing, Spelling
  • How your voice sounds
  • How loud you talk
  • Stuttering
  • Memory, attention, problem-solving, organization, and thinking
  • Chewing