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Speech Language Pathology - Pediatric

The Speech Language Pathology team offers inpatient and outpatient treatment. Services are provided by professional speech language pathologists holding master’s level degrees, as well as being both licensed by the Kentucky Board of Speech Language Pathology and nationally certified by the American Speech Language Hearing Association.

The Speech Language Pathology team provides evaluation and treatment of a variety of different diagnoses in both adults and children on a daily basis, including the following:

  • Childhood speech and language disorders
  • Stuttering  
  • Pediatric feeding disorders 
  • Dysphagia (swallowing disorder) evaluation and treatment 
  • Evaluation and treatment of acquired neurogenic and other adult speech and language disorders  
  • Cognitive evaluations and treatment 
  • Communication assistance to patients status post-laryngectomy 
  • Pre-operative education for patients prior to laryngectomy 
  • Modified barium swallow studies
  • Fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing 
  • Assessment for Passy Muir Speaking Valve for patients with tracheostomy tubes 
  • Assessment of velopharyngeal port insufficiency

Our team's specializations include:

  • Bilingual (Spanish) therapy services
  • Post-concussive cognitive intervention
  • Social skill groups 
  • Aphasia group treatment 
  • Traumatic brain injury group treatment 
  • Involvement in the Lost Chords Club for patients post-laryngectomy