Can Speech Therapy Help You?
Speech Therapists address issues related to communication, cognition and swallowing.
A speech-language pathologist (SLP) collaborates with you and your healthcare team to improve:
- Communication-speaking, understanding, reading comprehension, writing, voice, fluency,
- Cognition-memory, thought organization, planning, problem solving, sequencing, attention, orientation
- Swallowing-difficulty chewing, coughing, choking, spillage of food/liquids, loss of appetite/weight loss, esophageal difficulties, diet changes
Who can benefit from Speech Therapy?
A variety of medical conditions warrant evaluation for speech-language, cognition or swallowing including:
Stroke, Dementia, ALS, MS, Brain Tumors, Cerebral Palsy, Parkinson's Disease, Alzheimer's Disease, Traumatic Brain Injury, Head/Neck/Throat cancer, Voice Problems, Swallowing Problems, Hypoxia/Anoxia, COVID19 residuals.SPORT Speech-Language Pathologist, Christine, specializes in these areas:
Aphasia (Expressive/Receptive Language), Apraxia of Speech (Oral-Motor Planning), Dysarthria (Slurred Speech) Cognitive Communication, Social Communication, Dysphagia (Swallow Problems), Fluency(Stuttering) Dysphonia (Voice/Respiratory Support).
SPORT Clinic's Christine Farrell, MS/CCC-SLP Speech-Language Pathologist, applies over 35-years-experience creating individualized treatment plans according to each patient's needs, interests and goals, involving the family when possible, for the highest outcome.
One-on-one, individualized care, in-clinic or in-home.
Ask your physician for a referral!