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Celebrating Rehab One Success at a Time
Celebrating Rehab One Success at a Time

Speech/Language Therapy

Trinity’s speech/language pathologists assist patients with all aspects of communication and work with patients that are experiencing dysphagia or swallowing problems. Treatment strategies involve teaching compensatory techniques to improve swallowing, auditory, reading and writing comprehension, language interpretations, and cognitive and expressive language skills. The primary focus of the speech/language pathologist is to return the patient to the highest potential of communication and swallowing for his or her environment.

Special Programs

  • Aphasia: a language disorder, resulting from a deficit in the left hemisphere of the brain
  • Dysarthria: weakness of the oral musculature that causes varying degrees of slurred speech
  • Delayed or disordered development of language
  • Voice disorders
  • Speech disorders resulting from cleft palate, cerebral palsy, or progressive neurological diseases
  • Dysphagia: difficulty in eating, due to swallowing deficits
  • Selecting, fitting, and instruction in the use of prosthetic devices and adaptive equipment to assist with communication, speech, and swallowing
  • Cognitive retraining including dementia care maintenance program development

 

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