Speech Therapy focuses on receptive language, or the ability to understand words spoken to you, and expressive language, or the ability to use words to express yourself. It also deals with the mechanics of producing words, such as articulation, pitch, fluency, and volume. Patients may need speech therapy after a stroke or traumatic accident that changes their ability to use language.
Speech Therapy to include:
- Swallowing difficulties
- Receptive and expressive language modalities
- Non verbal communication
- Development of plan to increase memory activities