What is Adult
Speech Therapy?

The practice of a speech-Language Pathologists (SLP) is to work with the patient on communication and swallowing disorders.

What is Adult Speech Therapy

A speech-language pathologist can help the patient comprehend and express spoken or written communications, and assist the patient with improving their ability to speak clearly, assist with pronunciations, expressions, fluency disorders, as well as assisting patients who have difficulty swallowing.

We at Oxford are committed to providing the highest quality of patient care. We continuously strive for the optimal outcomes. Every employee at Oxford shares this commitment as we strive daily for clinical excellence, high standards of patient care, with a continuous collaboration with our patients families, doctors and community healthcare providers to meet each patient’s goals.

An Individualized treatment plan for each patient

Our a speech-Language Pathologists (SLP) works with each patient and their representative to identify patient goals, and assists the patient with reaching their goals, to ensure that the patient could function independently, and to promote active participation in all its environments. The therapist evaluates, creates, and provides an individualized treatment plan for each patient.

Speech Therapy focuses on the following areas:

  • Pronunciations
  • Verbal Expressions
  • Fluency disorders
  • Articulation
  • Sounds
  • Pragmatic language
  • Comprehension of language
  • Stuttering
  • Oral feeding
  • Swallowing

Who may benefit from Speech – Language Therapy ?

Kids with certain medical conditions may benefit. Some conditions are as follows:

  • Dyslexia
  • Articulation disorders
  • Fluency disorders
  • Resonance or voice disorders
  • Receptive disorders
  • Expressive disorders
  • Cognitive-communication disorders
  • Dysphagia/oral feeding disorders
  • Hearing impairments
  • Cognitive (intellectual, thinking) or other developmental delays
  • Weak oral muscles
  • Chronic hoarseness
  • Birth defects such as cleft lip or cleft palate
  • Autism
  • Motor planning problems
  • Articulation problems
  • Fluency disorders
  • Respiratory problems (breathing disorders)
  • Feeding and swallowing disorders
  • Traumatic brain injury

Other therapy provided by Oxford