Adult Speech Therapy
Speech Therapy for Adults
Help with Voice Disorders
A communication disorder whereby an individual has difficulty speaking in a rhythm or flow.
Help with Swallowing Disorders
Therapies of the Rockies is bringing state of the art dysphagia instrumentation to our outpatient clinic via the use of our Fiberoptic Endoscopic of Swallow (FEES) system. Our FEES Endoscopist is trained in the assessment and treatment of swallowing disorders through the implementation of FEES.
We all have difficulty swallowing sometimes. We may have trouble chewing a tough piece of meat. We may gag on food or have to swallow hard to get it down. And we have all had a drink “go down the wrong way,” making us cough and choke. A person with a swallowing disorder will have trouble like this all the time. A swallowing disorder is also called dysphagia (dis-FAY-juh).
General signs of a swallowing disorder include:
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the difference between Speech and Language Therapy?
Speech is the production of sounds and words. Language is how we use those words to communicate our thoughts, ideas, wants and needs.
What diagnoses and disorders do speech therapists treat?
Aphasia, Apraxia, Articulation Disorders, autism, Down Syndrome, Dysarthria, Dysphagia, Fluency Disorders (Stuttering), Phonological Disorders, Pragmatics, Receptive/Expressive Language Disorders, and Voice Disorders.
How often should someone go to speech therapy?
Typically sessions take place 1-2 times per week.
At what age can treatment be done?
Any age! Patients across the lifespan can benefit from speech/language therapy based on their current needs.
What does speech therapy help with?
Speech therapy can help an individual improve their speech, language, fluency, voice and/or pragmatic skills using the latest research.
If someone needs speech-language therapy, where do they begin?
Give us a call and we will set up an initial evaluation to conduct a comprehensive evaluation of your skills.
What can I expect from a speech and language assessment?
A full speech-language assessment (which could also include voice, fluency, pragmatics, auditory processing, feeding/swallowing) will provide a thorough evaluation of your loved one’s current ability levels, background and history, areas of strength and areas of concern as well as a recommendation and potential diagnosis
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Aurora, Lakewood, Englewood, Colorado Springs
Fax: (303) 362-8986
Mon - Fri — 8:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday & Sunday — Closed
2851 S. Parker Road Suite 570