The licensed speech-language pathologists of HCMH rehab department are highly qualified to evaluate and treat speech, language, cognitive-communication, swallowing and voice disorders in individuals of all ages. Our caring staff is here to help patients that may experience speech and language difficulties for a variety reasons, so they may lead full productive lives.
Aphasia- Trouble using words and sentences and or understanding others
Apraxia- A motor speech disorder resulting in difficulty sequencing the sounds of speech into works.
Articulation Disorders- Substitutions of sounds within words .This may also include the distortion of sounds such as a lisp.
Cognitive Decline- Noticing a change in the way you are thinking in regards to attention memory, orientation, and problem solving
Dysarthria- a motor speech disorder resulting in the muscles of the mouth, face and respiratory system to become weak causing slurred speech.
Stuttering- fluency issues that interrupt the production of speech
Voice Disorders- A loss or change in the quality of your voice
Social Communication Deficits- Trouble using verbal communication. May also include difficulty understanding nonverbal communication such as facial expressions and gestures.
Dysphagia- Difficulty swallowing. General signs may include coughing during or right after eating or drinking wet/gurgle sounding voice during meals, extra time or effort to chew or swallow, food leaking from or getting stuck in mouth, or recurring pneumonia
Head and neck cancer- Cancer of the tongue, nose, oral cavity, and throat may cause difficulty with swallowing, speaking and/voicing.
Make an appointment now by calling (515) 332-7621
Tanya List, OTD, OTR/L, Director of Rehab
1050 15th Street North, Humboldt, IA 50548