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Speech Therapy

Adult and Pediatric Speech Therapy

Speech Therapy focuses on improving a patient’s verbal and nonverbal communication skills, problem solving abilities, concentration, memory, voice quality, and swallowing ability/function.
Dominican Hospital Outpatient Rehabilitation offers bilingual (English) and Spanish Speech Therapy to adults and children starting as early as age 3.  

Therapy Programs That Meet Your Needs

Our team of experts can help if you have difficulties related to illness, disease or injury, including:

  • Stroke
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Huntington’s Disease
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Other Progressive Neurological Disorders
  • Cancer of Head and Neck
  • Voice Disorder: Structural and Functional
  • Aural Rehabilitation 
  • Cleft Palate
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Developmental Delays

Our licensed staff has extensive experience and advanced specialized training in the evaluation and treatment of:

  • Dysphagia- swallow impairments
  • Aphasia – impairments in receptive-expressive language 
  • Dysarthria – weakness, incoordination in muscle for motor-speech
  • Acquired Apraxia of Speech – motor planning impairment for motor-speech production
  • Cognitive-Communication Deficits – impairments in attention, memory, problem solving, and executive dysfunction  
  • Voice and Resonance - impairments in loudness, tonal quality, pitch, and nasality
  • Developmental disorders of speech and language

Our Speech Pathologists have specialized Certifications in:

  • LSVT Loud Program for Parkinson’s
  • Neuromuscular Stimulation VitalStim® Therapy for swallow
  • Oncology Speech Rehabilitation for swallow, voice, speech
  • MBSImP Modified Barium Swallow Impairment Profile for high accuracy in determining results of MBSS 
  • PESL Accent Modification Certification

To Request an Assessment

Please contact your physician for a referral. Most services are covered by Medicare, Central California Alliance for Health, most private insurance carriers and HMOs with prior authorization.

Learn More About Dominican Hospital Outpatient Rehabilitation Center

For more information about Speech Therapy at Dominican Hospital Outpatient Rehabilitation Center or to make an appointment, please call (831) 457-7057.  Fax number: (831) 457-7071.