Peninsula Regional Medical Center - Part of Peninusula Regional Health System

Speech Language Pathology

Speech-language pathologists are licensed healthcare professionals who specialize in evaluating, diagnosing, and treating speech, language, cognitive-linguistic, and feeding and swallowing disorders. They work with individuals of all ages, from infants to the elderly. Their treatment is individualized for each patient, and the goal is to facilitate functional and meaningful gains. They often collaborate with other healthcare professionals, including physicians, nurses, other licensed therapists, radiology staff, and dieticians, to maximize patient care.

 Speech Therapy services include, but are not limited to:

  • Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation
  • Cognitive Retraining (including memory, problem solving, and attention)
  • Modified Barium Swallowing Evaluation
  • Dysphagia Treatment (including pediatric feeding and swallowing disorders)
  • Head and Neck Cancer/Laryngectomy Services
  • Voice Disorder Treatment (including Lee Silverman Voice Treatment)
  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication Intervention
  • Patient/Family/Caregiver Training and Education