Child In Speech Therapy

Speech Therapy

What is a Speech Therapist?

Speech-language pathologists (SLPs), often called speech therapists, are educated in the study of human communication, its development, and its disorders. SLPs assess speech, language, cognitive-communication, and oral/feeding/swallowing skills. This lets them identify a problem and the best way to treat it

Why would I need to see a Speech Therapist?

Children may see a speech pathologist for the diagnosis and treatment of:

  • Hearing impairment

  • Birth defects, such as a cleft palate

  • Articulation disorders

  • Issues with oral-motor reflexes

  • Autism

  • Traumatic brain injury (TBI)

  • Cognitive delays

  • Weak oral or tongue muscles

Adults may see a speech pathologize for the diagnosis and treatment of:

Some problems with speech and swallowing appear in adults for a variety of reasons, such as a traumatic brain injury, Parkinson’s disease, ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s disease), or multiple sclerosis (MS).

Travis Miller, MS, CCC-SLP

(641) 782-3510

Rehabilitation Center
 

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I strive to treat all of my patients with respect and compassion.  My goal is to work diligently with my patients so they can meet their goals and achieve a higher quality of life.

Travis Miller, MS, CCC-SLP