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Speech Therapy

Home Health United speech and language pathologists provide skilled clinical services through evaluation and treatment of a variety of communication problems resulting from developmental delays, accidents, disease or illness. They also work with family members and other caregivers to provide strategies to facilitate and maintain functional communicative competence. Therapists help improve swallowing skills and teach compensatory strategies that help reduce the risk of aspiration pneumonia, maintain adequate nutrition and hydration.

Comprehensive Assessment and Treatment may include:

  • Home Safety
  • Speech
  • Language
  • Dysphagia (swallowing)
  • Cognition
  • Adaptive speech devices
  • Aural (hearing) rehabilitation
  • Non-oral communication
  • Home speech and language exercise program
  • Patient education
  • Communication options/alternatives
  • Eating and swallowing strategies