Speech language pathologists, or speech therapists (ST), specialize in the evaluation and treatment of communication disorders and swallowing difficulties. These disorders are usually the result of trauma such as surgery or stroke.
Speech therapists also help retrain patients with breathing, swallowing, and muscle control issues.
Intervention & Treatments
Speech therapy can provide intervention and treatment in:
Cognitive aspects of communication
Sensory awareness related to communication or swallowing
For more information, contact the Health Department at (785) 403-0025.