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Speech and swallowing difficulties often result from stroke, illness or injury. Speech therapy may also be required where cognitive or memory disturbances impair the patient's former speaking abilities. Beebe's speech therapy team is here to help you or a loved one get back to living a healthier life.

Learning to Swallow Safely

Patients are evaluated and a treatment plan is developed incorporating a variety of oral motor, articulation, swallowing and language activities. Areas of evaluation and treatment include:

  • Aphasia, apraxia and dysarthria treatment for stroke patients
  • Voice evaluation and treatment for vocal nodules, chronic laryngitis, vocal cord dysfunction and other voice impairments
  • Lee Silverman Voice Therapy® to increase voice loudness for Parkinson's patients
  • Cognitive and memory treatment
  • Alaryngeal speech including replacement of voice prostheses
  • Articulation and language therapy for children
  • Vital stimulation — a unique intervention for swallowing difficulties
  • Modified barium swallow studies