Speech-Language Pathology Services

Our Speech-Language Pathology department is staffed with ASHA certified and state licensed therapists to help those who experience difficulty with communication skills. We see patients during their inpatient stay as well as on an outpatient basis to facilitate improvement in performing daily activities again. Our staff is trained to work with patients of all ages, including children who may be experiencing difficulty with articulation, reading and writing, language skills, or swallowing. A Speech-Language Pathologist is trained to work with patients with the following diagnoses:
  • Stroke
  • Head Injury
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Dementia
  • Neurodegenerative Disease
  • Voice Disorder
  • Laryngectomy
  • Articulation Disorder
  • Language Disorder
  • Stuttering
  • Autism/PDD
 
We provide treatment for patients with aphasia, cognitive deficits, reading and/or writing problems due to neurological impairment, swallowing disorders, language/speech delay or disorder, dysarthria, and alternative/augmentative communication skills.
 
For more information about Speech-Language Pathology, please follow the link to the American Speech and Hearing Association website www.asha.org.
 
If you or someone you know is interested in receiving more information about the speech therapy services at Baptist Beaumont Hospital, please call (409) 212-5870.