What is Speech Therapy?Speech Therapy focuses on receptive language, or the ability to understand words spoken to you, and expressive language, or the ability to use words to express yourself. It also deals with the mechanics of producing words, such as articulation, pitch, fluency, and volume.
Speech Therapists help people to communicate as effectively as possible. They provide a wide range of services from increasing a patient's ability to communicate to improving a child's development of speech and language. Alzheimer's and stroke patients benefit from the practical communication process improvement methods and unique therapy options. Speech therapists can also assess and facilitate a patient's ability to swallow and manage solid foods.
Horn Memorial Hospital offers speech therapy service for the following:Stuttering
Cognitive Communication Disorders