Imagine, for a moment, you could not speak and communicate effectively – unable to easily ask a question, share a thought or hold a conversation.
This is often the case for those who suffer from a stroke, dementia, Huntington’s disease, multiple sclerosis, cancer, concussion, cognitive disorders or mental health issues. Some of these conditions can also make it difficult to swallow.
Speech-language pathologists, also called speech therapists, work with people who suffer from a variety of speech disorders, including:
Mercy’s certified speech-language pathologists can evaluate your abilities and develop a custom care plan to address:
Our therapists will develop a custom care plan to fit your life and help you meet your goals, regain independence and recover your speech.