Sanford’s Speech Therapy department specializes in the evaluation and treatment of speech and language and swallowing disorders. Our goal is to help patients reach their highest level of functioning. Treatment can include therapeutic exercise, education and training.
- Lee Silverman Voice Therapy (LSVT)-LSVT Loud Certified speech therapists provide specialized treatment for patients with Parkinson’s disease and other neurological conditions to increase the loudness and clarity of their speech, in order to communicate effectively.
- VitalStim Therapy-Several adult and pediatric speech therapists are certified in the utilization of VitalStim, or neuromuscular electrical stimulation, as a part of the treatment of swallowing disorders.
- Aural Rehabilitation-Our speech therapists treat patients whose speech, language, and listening skills have been impacted by hearing loss, especially those who have received cochlear implants.
- Speech and Language Screening-Sanford Speech Therapy offers free, year-round speech and language screenings.