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Speech, Language, Swallowing Therapy

Speech, Language, Swallowing Therapy

Sometimes called speech therapists, speech-language pathologists work with children and adults to improve their ability to communicate with others. They also treat people with swallowing problems.

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Customized testing and treatment
Speech-language pathologists work with the full range of communication issues from infants to the elderly. We evaluate and treat speech, language, cognitive-communication and swallowing disorders, including those caused by:
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig's disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Parkinson’s
  • Developmental delays
  • Feeding issues
  • Swallowing problems
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic brain injury

What we do
Speech-language pathologists can:
  • treat speech, language and voice problems caused by stroke, brain injury or deterioration, developmental delays, learning disabilities, cerebral palsy, cleft palate and hearing loss
  • improve low volume and reduced or unclear speech
  • teach ways to improve memory, problem solving and judgment
  • treat swallowing problems and recommend a safe and appropriate diet
  • provide aural (hearing) rehabilitation to help people with cochlear implants or hearing aids learn to interpret sound
  • recommend other communication methods, including electronic devices and sign language
  • help children with language developmental delay, feeding disorders and hearing problems

Give us a call
We provide speech-language and swallowing therapies at locations near you throughout the greater metro area. Most health insurance plans provide coverage with a physician’s prescription. Ask your doctor for a referral, then call us for an appointment.

Locations by city:

Burnsville

Chisago City

Eagan

Edina

Maple Grove

North Branch

Princeton

Rush City

Saint Francis

St. Paul

Wyoming

Our Providers Make the Difference
Fairview features nearly 4,000 providers practicing at over 200 locations throughout the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area and beyond. Fairview Clinics, University of Minnesota Physicians and our independent partner clinics provide an exceptional care experience, while lowering the overall costs of health care.
 
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