Speech Therapy

Our Speech Therapists  treat patients with speech and language problems that have neurological causes.Acquired communication and swallowing difficulties can arise from:

  • interfacedVoice disorders
  • Stroke (CVA)
  • Head injury
  • Parkinson’s disease – including Lee Silverman Voice Therapy
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Other neurological disorders
  • Specific speech, language and swallowing difficulties may include:
  • Aphasia (including difficulties with understanding, spoken language, reading or writing)
  • Dysarthria
  • Dyspraxia
  • Dysphonia (voice problems – it is imperative that patients with voice difficulties have been fully assessed by an ENT consultant before starting therapy)
  • Dysphagia (swallowing difficulties)
  • What we can provide:
  • Clinic appointments or home visits
  • Assessment (including report)
  • Individual personalised therapy sessions
  • Therapy programme to be completed between sessions
  • Liaison and close working  with other professionals including G.P.s consultants, physiotherapists, occupational therapists.

 

 

Our speech therapists can also provide with strategies for communication including assessment and set up of assistive communication devices. Please contact us for more information. Home visits can also be arranged.