Outpatient Services - Speech/Language Therapy
Speech-language pathologists provide comprehensive diagnostic assessments, family teaching and treatment programs for children who demonstrate disorders of language, speech, voice, fluency, feeding/swallowing as a result from a variety of causes.
All of the speech-language pathologists at our facility hold a master’s degree in speech-language pathology, a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) granted by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and a license from the Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology for the State of Kentucky.
In addition to these credentials, each of our therapists maintains the highest competency standards by furthering their knowledge in specialized areas each year.
Pediatric Speech-Language Therapy Services
Speech-Language Therapist at Cardinal HIll Rehabilitation Hospital provide comprehensive assessments, consultations, family teaching, and therapeutic programs for children who exhibit deficits in the areas of speech, language, fluency, feeding/swallowing due to various diagnoses.
A Team Approach—With a Focus on Family
In order to maximize your child’s communication and feeding skills, the treatment team may also consist of:
- Occupational Therapist
- Physical Therapist
- Care Manager/Social Worker
- Registered Dietitian
- Special Educator
*All members will work with you to ensure that your child achieves his/her highest potential.
Who Can Benefit?
The therapists at Cardinal Hill treat children with a variety of communication and feeding issues that may be a result of:
- Cerebral Palsy
- Down Syndrome
- Feeding & Swallowing (dysphasia)
- Fluency or Stuttering
- Hearing Impairment/Cochlear Implants
- Brain Injury
- Genetic/Neurological Disorders
- Speech/Language Disorders
- Dyslexia/Auditory processing Disorders
Speech-Language Therapy-Developing Communication and Feeding Skills for a Brighter Future
Pediatric Speech-Language Therapy services at CHRH offer expertise in the areas of:
- Eating & Swallowing
- Assistive Technology
All professionals in Speech-Language Pathology achieve the highest level of competency. All therapists at Cardinal Hill have a Master’s degree in speech-language pathology, a certificate pf Clinical Competence (CCC) granted by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and a license form the Kentucky Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.
- Early Intervention (approval First Steps provider)
- Assistive Technology (AT)- including Augmentative and Alternative Communication
- Pediatric Eating Encouragement Program (PEEP)
- Picky Eater Group (PEG)
- Pediatric Eating & Swallowing Clinic (PESC)
- SpeechEasy-Technology for fluency
If you think your child may benefit form Speech-Language Therapy, please contact referral relations to schedule and appointment.