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Speech and Swallowing Therapy

Dignity Health offers advanced evaluation and customized treatment of adult diagnoses, including:

  • Dysphagia-difficulty swallowing
  • Voice disorders
  • Motor speech disorders
  • Modified barium swallow studies
  • Problems associated with stroke including:
    • Dysarthria: Slurred speech or speech that is slow and difficult to understand
    • Apraxia: Neurological disorder causing difficulty controlling the muscles that create speech
    • Aphasia: The inability to comprehend and/or communicate through speech, writing or signs
    • Cognition/communication 

Other specialty services include:

  • Specialized voice program and retraining with Visipitch
  • AAC (alternative augmentative communication) devices evaluation and training
  • LSVT LOUD therapy for Parkinson’s disease

For more information about Dignity Health's outpatient speech therapy services, call (916) 453-7944.