Adult-Geriatric Speech Therapy/Swallowing

The goal of speech and swallowing therapy is to get the patient to increase their communication/swallowing skills within activities of daily living.

Evaluation

The clinician utilizes informal/formal assessments to assess patient’s cognition, voice, and swallowing abilities. Comprehensive Therapy Associates understands the value of having a family member being able to understand cognitive-linguistic skills, utilize fluent/accurate speech production, and eat solid foods at mealtimes. Evaluations assess several areas:

  • Swallowing
  • Cognition
  • Memory
  • Safety Judgement
  • Articulation
  • Vocal Issues
  • Language Processing

Treatment

Speech therapy/swallowing services are essential for the patient to achieve quality life satisfaction within activities of daily living. From improving memory skills to preventing signs/symptoms of aspiration, Comprehensive Therapy Associates is committed to helping the patient reach optimal success. Therapy services include:

  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Dementia
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Cerebrovascular Accidents (Stroke)
  • Articulation
  • Voice Disorders
  • Aphasia
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Stuttering