Services

 

Treatment for children or adults

Standardized Speech, Language, Cognitive, and Swallowing Evaluations

Individualized Treatment Plans

Individual Therapy Sessions

Feedback and Resources for Families

Adult Treatment

South Valley Speech and Language services benefit adults with conditions such as stroke, traumatic brain injury, and dementia. Adult treatments include, but are not limited to:

Treatments for Speech Disorders:

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  • Apraxia (difficulty coordinating the muscle movements necessary to say sounds, syllables, and words)
  • Dysarthria (weakness or slowness of the muscles of the mouth, face, and respiratory system after a stroke or other brain injury)
  • Stuttering
  • Voice Problems

Treatments for Language Disorders:

  • Aphasia (damage to the parts of the brain that contain language)

Treatments for Swallowing and Feeding Disorders:

  • Dysphagia (inability to swallow)

Elective Services:

Child Treatment

South Valley Speech and Language can help children learn to communicate more effectively, whether their challenges stem from attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism, cleft lip/cleft palate, traumatic brain injury or other sources of speech and language developmental delays. Child treatments include but are not limited to:

Treatments for Child Speech Disorders:

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  • Apraxia (difficulty coordinating the muscle movements necessary to say sounds, syllables, and words)
  • Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders (tongue thrust)
  • Speech Sound Disorders of Articulation and Phonological Processes (continuing to make pronunciation mistakes beyond the usual age of development)
  • Stuttering
  • Voice Problems

Treatments for Child Language Disorders:

  • Language-Based Learning Disabilities
  • Delayed Language Development
  • Specific Language Impairment

Treatments for Swallowing and Feeding Disorders:

  • Dysphagia (inability to swallow)
  • Problems gathering food and getting ready to suck, chew or swallow