SPEECH THERAPY :
Speech Therapy deals with the treatment of disorders that affect a person's speech, language, cognition, voice disorders, swallowing disorders and the rehabilitative or corrective treatment of communication. Our speech therapists take care of patient's speech production, vocal production
swallowing difficulties and language needs through speech therapy. Swallowing problems like oral, laryngeal, and/or pharyngeal stages of swallowing can be managed under speech therapy.
The Speech Therapist of MCRC provides prevention, screening, consultation, assessment and diagnosis, treatment, intervention, management, counseling, and follow-up services for disorders of Speech, Language, Language processing, Pre-literacy and language-based literacy skills, establishing augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) techniques and strategies including developing, selecting, and prescribing of such systems and devices (e.g., speech generating devices.). Selecting, fitting, and establishing effective use of prosthetic / adaptive devices for communication, swallowing, or other upper aerodigestive functions, Educating and counseling individuals & families regarding acceptance, adaptation, swallowing, or other upper aerodigestive concerns.
Our Speech Therapists mainly work with
- Babies with feeding and swallowing difficulties
Adults with eating and swallowing and/or communication problems following Stroke, Head injury, Parkinson's disease, Motor neuron disease, Multiple sclerosis, Huntington's disease, Dementia, Cancer of the head, neck and throat, Voice problems, Stammering , Hearing impairment, Transsexual women seeking voice therapy.
- Children with mild, moderate or severe:
- learning difficulties
- language delay
- specific language impairment
- specific difficulties in producing sounds
- hearing impairment
- cleft palate
- Mental Retardation
- autism/social interaction difficulties
- voice disorders