Communication is a vital part of being human.
This is where we express ourselves through conversations that makes the saying “what you say is what you are” true.
What if one day you wake up diagnosed with a motor speech disorder that requires you to take speech therapies. Being well-informed is the best way to make the right decisions regarding on your therapy so talking and asking about the therapy you will undergo is very important.
WHAT IS SPEECH THERAPY?
Speech therapy or Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) is done when the speech, language or the oral motor skill of a patient is retrograding instead of fully developing. It is a clinical program that aims to improve the patient’s speech clearer or their listening skills and by building their language skills by learning new words and learning how to speak in sentences. There are certain components of speech and language that are not acquired by some people, giving them a hard time in talking or understanding.
However, SLP is not only for patients who have communication disorders. Patients who suffer swallowing disorders like functional dysphagia and feeding disorders may undergo SLP.
WHAT DO YOU CALL THE CLINICIAN WHOSE EXPERTISE IS IN SLP?
A Speech-Language Pathologists or the speech therapists are those who specialize with evaluating and treating communication disorders and swallowing disorders. Their work may be mainly focused on individual basis but they also provide individual and family support.
SLP’s speech services will start with the initial screening for communication and swallowing disorders then make assessments and diagnosis, consult and advice their patients regarding on the management, intervention, treatment of their disorders. They will also provide follow up service for certain disorders and diseases like brain injury, cerebral palsy, cleft palate or emotional trauma that causes the deterioration of speech and communication skills.
WHO ARE THOSE WHO REQUIRE SLP SERVICES?
SLP therapists work with clients and patients that have a wide range of issues. These patients may be infants and children that have complications at birth like cleft-palate, dysphagia and genetic disorders that have affected their cognitive development like Down syndrome and Asperger syndrome and also adults that suffer on aphasia or motor neuron diseases.
In the US, some children are suitable to receive speech therapy services through public school but if private therapy is readily available with a qualified Speech-Language Pathologists. All Care Home Health Care Services in 6812 New Utrecht Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11219 offers speech therapy in the comforts of your home. All Care is the number one provider of quality health care services in 6812 New Utrecht Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11219.
If you need our help please call us at 718-234-2273 or you can email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be happy to respond to you right away. All Care Home Health Care Services in 16812 New Utrecht Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11219 will help you improve your health and mobility we will ensure you that we will give you the best quality of care that you deserve.