Speech Language Therapy

Dedicated Teams of Therapists Working to Get You Back on Your Feet Again

RMC’s speech-language pathology department is part of a complete rehabilitation facility located at The Tyler Center. Services include speech therapy, occupational therapy, and physical therapy. The speech department offers comprehensive evaluation and treatment of adults and children. Speech therapy programs are offered for children or who are experiencing difficulty communicating or who are experiencing language-based learning disorders.

Services for adults include rehabilitative therapy following a stroke, traumatic brain injury, dementia, swallowing disorders, voice disorders, or Laryngectomy. If you or a loved one are having difficulty with communicating or swallowing effectively we invite you to learn more about Speech-Language Pathology (pediatric and adult) services offered through RMC’s Outpatient Rehabilitation Clinic at The Tyler Center.

Pediatric Services

RMC offers the following speech-language pathology services for children:

  • Speech- language delay, articulation, apraxia
  • Programs to enhance the child’s ability to effectively communicate
  • Stuttering evaluation and treatment
  • Augmentative and alterative communication
  • Evaluate and treat using adaptive tools for speech disorders
  • Oral motor and tongue thrust evaluation
  • Evaluate and treat the mobility, coordination, and strength of the tongue, lips, and cheeks
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Adult Services

RMC offers the following speech-language pathology services for adults:

  • Evaluation / treatment of swallowing problems
  1. Clinical Swallow Exam
  2. Modified Barium Swallow Study
  3. Vital Stim-Therapy to retrain swallowing muscles
  • Treatment for Stroke or Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Speech Therapy to help with memory, problem solving, reasoning, and communication
  • Videostroboscopy evaluation of the vocal chords and voice analysis
  • Computer assisted voice therapy
  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication evaluation and treatment for patients who cannot use traditional speech

The outpatient rehabilitation clinic at The Tyler Center offers a wide range of assessment and treatment services for persons with communication or swallowing difficulties.

  • Vital Stirn
  • Videostroboscopy
  • Visi Pitch
  • Modified Barium Swallow Study
  • Aphasia
  • Motor Speech Disorders
  • Autism
  • Speech Delay
  • Stuttering
  • Cognitive Deficits
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

To make an appointment

 We work under a doctor’s order, so the first step is to talk to your doctor about your concerns and ask for a referral to RMC’s speech-language pathology services located at The Tyler Center. Your physician must send us an order to request evaluation and treatment. You will be contacted to schedule an appointment upon receiving this order.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact the RMC Outpatient Rehabilitation Department at The Tyler Center at: (256) 235-5688