Speech Therapy

Speech Therapy | River Ridge LA

What is Speech Therapy?

In the simplest terms, Speech Therapy (ST) helps with language-related issues, such as speaking, listening and writing. Speech therapy can benefit those who have a desire to improve their fine motor skills affected by a condition, injury or illness.

The need for speech therapy can be defined by how an individual comprehends and reiterates speech and language.

How Does Speech Therapy work?

Speech therapy uses specialized techniques to help improve speech and language for those who suffer from a condition, illness or injury that affects their speech. By working directly on what you need help with the most, you can expect speech and language issues to improve.

Who Can Benefit from Speech Therapy?

Speech therapy can benefit clients who need a little help with improving their speech and language due to a long-term condition or a new injury.

Typically treated with Speech Therapy:

Speech Disorders

  • Apraxia
  • Dysarthria
  • Stuttering
  • Voice

Medical Conditions

  • Dementia
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Oral Cancer
  • Right Hemisphere Brain Injury
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

If someone you love suffers from an illness, injury or condition that affects their speech or language functions, speech therapy can strongly benefit them.