Speech Therapy

Overview

Guthrie’s Speech-Language therapy program treats speech and language disorders and restores speaking functions after illness and trauma.

Guthrie speech pathologists offer diagnostic and treatment services for:

  • ADD/ADHD
  • Auditory processing disorders
  • Autism
  • Developmental disabilities
  • Hearing impairment
  • Learning disabilities
  • Cognitive disorders
  • Stuttering
  • Voice disorders and/or receptive/expressive language disorders

Speech therapy may also be required for:

  • Head and neck surgery
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Vocal cord injury
  • Cerebral palsy with complications
  • Huntington’s Chorea
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Parkinson’s disease

Diagnostic services include video fluoroscopic swallowing studies and formal standardized assessments for cognition, speech and/or language abilities. In addition to traditional speech therapy, other services include pediatric/early intervention, foreign/regional accent reduction, and assistance with augmentative communication devices, diet modifications, and swallowing therapy that may include use of neuromuscular electrical stimulation.