Speech Sound Disorders
Intervention for speech sound disorders consists of the assessment and treatment of disorders including apraxia, dysarthria, articulation, phonology, stuttering, and voice.
Cognitive therapy may be appropriate for children with ADHD, traumatic brain injury, concussion, and other neurological disorders. Adults may require cognitive therapy for similar conditions or stroke, heart attack, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease and other neurological disorders.
Dysphagia (dis-FAY-juh) is the medical term for the symptom of difficulty with swallowing, or a swallowing disorder. Dysphagia can occur with children or adults. Feeding disorders arise when children present with difficulty during their feedings.
AAC includes the use of all forms of communication other than the use of oral speech. When speech and language disorders are severe, AAC can help a person improve their ability to communicate.