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Speech Therapy

Wabash General Hospital provides speech-language pathology services for patients of all ages. Speech therapy can significantly improve quality of life for patients who need it. Whether the concern is related to a developmental delay or difficulty swallowing after a stroke, our specially trained speech therapists are here to help with whatever condition you may have.

SLPs are trained to help patients in a variety of ways. For instance, they can help in improving oral-motor skills, verbal communication, intelligible speaking, processing and comprehending spoken language, and putting words together to formulate thoughts that are age-appropriate. Furthermore, SLPs are able to instill confidence, trust, and self-esteem in their patients, working on life skills such as remembering, problem solving, and organizing. Our speech therapists are educated on the use of VitalStim, phonology, and LVST LOUD.

We treat:

  • Aphasia
  • Apraxia
  • Articulation
  • Cognitive communication disorders
  • Dysarthria
  • Dysphagia
  • Fluency
  • Language delays and disorders
  • Pragmatics
  • Voice disorders
  • VitalStim, including electrical stimulation for aid the swallowing process post-stroke

Conditions Treated

Patients come to us seeking help for speech difficulties due to:

  • Autism
  • Brain or nerve disorders
  • Breathing problems
  • Cancer
  • Cleft lip or palate
  • Developmental delay
  • Genetic disorders
  • Head/brain injury
  • Hearing loss
  • Premature birth
  • Reflux
  • Stroke
  • Vocal cord injury
  • Rapid weight loss

Contact Us

To reach our Rehabilitation Services Department, please call (618) 263-6343 or fax us at (618) 263-6477.

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