Speech Therapy

Speech therapists, also know as speech-lanuage pathologists, evaluate, diagnose, and treat patients with a wide variety of conditions that affect oral motor skills, swallowing, cognition, and speech-language abilities.  The speech therapists at Carlisle Regional Medical Center work closely with patients and their families, as well as with the patient's physician and other specialists to establish a comprehensive treatment plan.

Speech therapists at Carlisle Regional Medical Center provide treatment for a variety of conditions:

  • Cognitive or language disorders, including aphasia
  • Motor speech disorders, including dysarthria and apraxia
  • Swallowing disorders (dysphagia)
  • Voice disorders
  • Stuttering

Speech and swallowing treatments

Carlisle Regional Medical Center's speech therapists provide education, support, and treatment strategies to improve communication, cognition, and swallowing, utilizing a range of treatment options such as:

  • Speech-language treatment
  • Cognitive retraining
  • Swallowing therapy, including strengthening exercises and compensatory training
  • Recommendations regarding appopriate diet modifications
  • Vocal exercises to improve voice quality
  • Assessment and training for communication devices
  • Fluency shaping and stuttering modification techniques
  • Accent reduction

Our speech therapists provide customized treatment plans to address each patient's unique challenges, and offer valuable information and encouragement to support each individual's goals.

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