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What is speech therapy?


Speech, language, communication and swallowing problems may be caused by a myriad of issues, including developmental delays, physical/learning disabilities, injuries, mental health and illnesses. This is when speech therapists can help provide strategies to maintain patient's independence.


Patients with the following conditions can benefit most from speech therapy:

•    Stroke

•    Dementia

•    Parkinson’s Disease

•    Children with learning disabilities, etc.


Speech therapy sessions may include:

•    Pronunciation exercises (articulation, rhythm, fluency and pitch issues) – intervention techniques may consist of imitation and repetition.

•    Assessment of dietary needs – suggest appropriate food choices according to patient’s diet, religion and health conditions

•    Communication skills training through role plays, games, etc.

•    The use of tools to assist communication


The goal of speech therapy is to teach and motivate patients to speak and communicate in the most easy and effective way as possible. Family engagement can serve as positive reinforcers of patients to improve their social, motor and reasoning skills.


For more information, please consult your doctor or a healthcare professional.

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