Speech Therapy

Speech therapist, Amanda, working with a pediatric patient.

Improve symptoms of speech, language, and swallowing conditions at any age when you partner with the speech therapists at Faith Regional Health Services.

Conditions We Treat

Receive expert care for those living with disorders that affect how you eat or communicate, including:

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's disease)
  • Aneurysm
  • Aphasia
  • Apraxia
  • Autism
  • Brain injury
  • Cancers of the head and neck
  • Cancer-related brain fog
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Cognitive issues
  • Communication disabilities
  • Developmental speech delays
  • Debilitated state
  • Dysarthria
  • Guillain-Barre syndrome
  • Hearing loss
  • Laryngectomy
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Neurological injury
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Stroke
  • Swallowing difficulties

Speech therapist, Amanda Phillips, working with a pediatric patient.

Pediatric Speech Therapy

Children learn best through play. Turn to the speech therapists at Faith Regional to help you child maximize their communication, learning or swallowing abilities through fun and engaging activities. Your child may benefit from speech therapy is they have:

  • Apraxia of speech
  • Articulation/phonological delays
  • Fluency/stuttering
  • Functional communication delays
  • Hearing impairments
  • Language delays
  • Myofunction/tongue thrust patterns
  • Oral motor function delays
  • Swallowing

Pediatric Feeding Therapy

The speech therapists at Faith Regional also provide feeding therapy to help your child learn how to eat or eat better. Your child may benefit from pediatric feeding therapy if your child:

  • Gags, coughs, or chokes during meals
  • Ongoing poor weight gain or weight loss
  • Struggles to transition from one food texture to another, such as breast to bottle to spoon or semi solids to solids
  • Has not transitioned to a cup or weaned off baby food by 16 months of age
  • Experiences food aversions or avoidance of specific textures or food groups
  • Consistently is reported as a picky eater

Personalized Care

Your speech therapists will assess your ability to:

  • Remember things
  • Solve problems
  • Speak
  • Swallow food

Then, the therapist will work with you and your caregivers to set goals and create a care plan that fits your needs.

Benefits of Speech Therapy

Trust our experienced therapists to help you improve your skills in:

  • Comprehension
  • Eating and swallowing
  • Listening
  • Reading
  • Remembering
  • Solving problems
  • Speaking fluently
  • Writing

Ask for a Referral

Ask your doctor to refer you to Faith Regional Health Services for physical, occupational or speech therapy. For more information, call 402-644-7396.

Max's Story

Hear how speech therapy helped Max's confidence grow.

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