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Speech & Language Pathology 85 Huntersville 29 21 16 77 University 49 24 85 277 Carolinas Rehabilitation 485 4 485 49 WITHIN Pineville 16 YOUR REACH 77 74 Carolinas Rehabilitation Pineville 1100 Blythe Blvd. 10620 Park Rd. Charlotte, NC 28203 Suite 200 Charlotte, NC 28210 Huntersville 704-355-3558 University 16455 Statesville Rd. 101 W.T. Harris Blvd. Suite 300 1-877-REHAB51 (1-877-734-2251) Suite 5304 Huntersville, NC 28078 www.carolinasrehabilitation.org Charlotte, NC 28562 Carolinas Rehabilitation Speech & Language Pathology Services S peech and language pathology services are part of Carolinas Rehabilitation, a nationally recognized healthcare network that provides Specialized Services Videostroboscopy is a useful and state-of- the-art technique that examines the larynx for Children or voice box. Lee Silverman Voice Therapy comprehensive rehabilitative inpatient and outpatient services is used to treat individuals with Parkinson’s throughout the region. Speech and language pathologists who Disease and other neurological disorders. work with children have specialized Each patient is evaluated by a speech training in feeding problems, alternative Treatment and language pathologist, a highly trained or augmentative communication, hearing Laryngectomy is a general surgical procedure used to remove a tumor from Within Reach healthcare professional who develops a impairment/cochlear implants and voice the larynx. Following a laryngectomy, treatment plan to maximize speech and disorders. For example, infants and speech and language pathologists can help Carolinas Rehabilitation treats a vast language functioning. All speech and toddlers may receive speech therapy if they restore a patient’s ability to communicate. array of problems that affect speech language pathologists possess a master’s have feeding and swallowing problems Different evaluations are available for production, swallowing, understanding, degree, and Carolinas HealthCare System or need assistance in developing verbal speech enhancement, ﬂuency and accent expressive language and thinking skills. requires that speech and language communication. Preschool children may reduction. For example, SpeechEasy™ is These speech and language rehabilitative pathologists obtain a Certiﬁcate of also require extra help to learn basic skills, a small, advanced device that is a proven in therapy treatment depends upon and family members receive consultation services are provided to Clinical Competence from the American such as communicating wants and needs. effective treatment option used in speech what the individual needs to gain time to discuss the goals they hope to individuals ranging Speech, Language and Hearing School-age children often go to speech therapy to help adults and children reduce independence. On the ﬁrst visit, the acheive during treatment. Patients receiving from infancy Association, as well as have a professional therapy to learn to correct articulation stuttering and improve ﬂuency. therapist discusses which treatments his more than one therapy can expect through geriatrics. license to practice. errors and improve language skills. or her patient needs and how long they treatment coordination of care between Specialized Services Frequently should expect to be in therapy. Generally, patients are seen two to three times per disciplines. Home exercise programs or activities to reinforce skills will be for Adults Asked Questions week during a three to 12-week period. addressed during treatment sessions, and educational materials are provided How long does it take What should be expected to improve the patient’s understanding Adults may see a speech and language pathologist if they have an injury for speech treatments? in speech therapy sessions? and awareness of problems. In addition, patients are continually encouraged to to their brain or a disease process Each individual’s case and circumstance Each patient receives personal care from safely increase involvement in home that affects communication, is different; therefore, the length of time a speech and language pathologist. Patient and community activities. swallowing and/or thinking abilities and prevents normal Speech and language pathology is engagement in daily activities. within your reach at convenient locations Voice evaluation and treatment throughout the region. For more are also offered. information about speech and language services, call Carolinas Rehabilitation Speech and language pathologists at 704-355-3558 or 1-877-734-2251. are trained to provide testing and therapies for a variety of speech conditions. For example, VitalStim™ Therapy uses small electrical currents to stimulate muscles responsible for swallowing.
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