Touchstone Communities®
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Speech Therapy

Our physical therapy programs are designed to support speech and language issues developed through illnesses, neurological difficulties and human body processes. Read how our speech therapy programs are designed to help elders overcome a cognitive impairment and strengthen speech muscles to get elders back to properly communicating and eating.

Speech Therapy
We Provide Speech Therapy Services

Touchstone Rehabilitation’s skilled team of speech therapists provides diagnostic and treatment services to elders who are experiencing problems with speech, language, cognition or swallowing.

These challenges may be a result of the health problems:

  • Stroke
  • Brain injury
  • Cancer
  • Hearing loss
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Dementia
  • Additional neurological or degenerative diseases related to the aging process

Our speech therapy team utilizes a variety of treatment interventions and advanced rehabilitation techniques to help elders, not only to improve and maximize their communication skills but also to protect their independence.

Following a comprehensive evaluation, our speech therapy team creates an individual plan of care, featuring the necessary services to help elders meet their primary goals.

Treatment interventions may include:

  • Teaching oral motor exercises
  • Conducting deep pharyngeal neurological stimulation (DPNS) therapy
  • Providing vital stimulation therapy (at select locations)
  • Modifying diet plans
  • Teaching cognitive therapies that enhance attention, memory, problem solving and executive functioning
  • Leaning new speech and language strategies
  • Emphasizing other forms of augmented and alternative communication in addition to speech
  • Managing medication
  • Treating voice disorders with vocal therapy
  • Improving integration within the community
  • Ensuring the environmental safety of homes
  • Guiding and educating family members and caregivers

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