Bethesda Hospital East

Speech & Language Rehabilitation

 

The Speech-Language Pathology section of the Rehabilitation Department evaluates and treats infants through adults who have difficulties with communication and swallowing.  In addition to providing individual communication disorder evaluations, Speech-Language Pathology offers highly specialized intervention as well as community information and family support through hospital outreach activities.

 

Our Services

Evaluation and Treatment for Patients (Infant to Adult):

  • Language Impairments
  • Speech Production Disorders
  • Feeding and Swallowing Disorders
  • Voice Disorders
  • Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Resonance Disorders

 

Specialized and highly trained services such as:

  • Cleft Palate Speech evaluation and treatment (including nasometry equipment)
  • Videofluorographic Evaluation of Swallowing (state of the art digital recording equipment)
  • Lee Silverman Voice Treatment for Parkinson's patients 
  • Biofeedback for swallowing treatment
  • Visipitch computer-assisted voice evaluation and therapy
  • Videofluorographic Evaluation of Speech (state of the art digital recording equipment)

 

About Our Staff

Each of our speech-language pathologists is masters trained, certified through the American-Speech-Language-Hearing-Association and licensed to practice speech-language pathology in the state of Florida.  We provide clinical care, teach families and other professionals and participate in the training of future professionals from various university programs.  Our staff participates in many continuing education activities, both at the hospital and at other sites, to assure that we provide the most up-to-date, research-based care available.

 

Contact Us

To schedule an appointment, call Central Scheduling at 561.374.5700.
For more information about Speech and Language Rehabilitation, call 561.292.4960.