Adult Speech Therapy


Adult Speech Therapy uses a variety of treatments and strategies to regain functional cognitive abilities related to speech and language and improve swallowing problems.

Speech Therapists at Melanie Massey Physical Therapy, Inc. may treat any of the following disorders:

  • Apraxia of Speech
  • Dysarthria
  • Fluency/Stuttering
  • Voice
  • Language/Cognition Deficits
  • Dysphagia
  • Facial Weakness/Paralysis
  • Hearing Loss

Common diagnosis/medical conditions that may benefit from Speech Therapy include:

  • Aphasias
  • Dementia
  • Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA) also known as Stroke
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • Right Hemisphere Impairment
  • Bell’s Palsy

Speech Therapists may use such treatment methods as:

  • Specific Swallowing maneuvers for Dysphagia
  • Oral Motor Exercises for Oral Motor Weakness and Oral Stimulation
  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) such as Sing Language, Communication Board, Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), or Electronic Device
  • Melodic Intonation Therapy (MIT) for Broca’s Aphasia

Monroe

West Monroe

Ruston

Shreveport

Monday-Friday

8am-5:30pm

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