Speech Therapy

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:

  • Stuttering
  • Difficulty producing sounds
  • Difficulty understanding words
  • Problems organizing thoughts

Mercy’s certified speech-language pathologists can evaluate your abilities and develop a custom care plan to  address:

  • Cognition, including memory, attention, problem solving, reasoning, organization, executive function)
  • Receptive/expressive language
  • Speech production
  • Parkinson’s-related voice dysfunction
  • Swallowing issues

Our therapists will develop a custom care plan to fit your life and help you meet your goals, regain independence and recover your speech.

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