Speech-Languange Pathology

Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care’s Speech-Language Pathology program helps patients relearn speech, communication, swallowing, problem-solving and memory skills after an injury, illness or surgery.

Advantages

Advantages of our program include:

  • Staff expertise in stroke, brain injury, neurological disorders (e.g., Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, ALS, Guillain Barre syndrome), tracheostomy and ventilator care.
  • Expert comprehensive evaluation and device selection for alternative communication devices.
  • Specialized approach to swallowing disorders, evaluation and treatment. This includes use of electromyography (EMG) Vital Stim (electrical stimulation for swallowing), Modified Barium Swallow (MBS) and Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES) studies.
  • Individualized approaches to thinking, memory, and problem-solving disorders, geared toward strategies for success in daily living and return to previous responsibilities at home and work.

For more information about speech-language pathology at Daniel Drake Center, call 513.418.2798.