Speech Language Therapy (SLP) at Northwest Hospital

Our speech-language pathologists work with patients who have problems expressing and understanding language as well as those with swallowing disorders.

Speech-language pathology may involve the evaluation and treatment of language, speech and cognitive-linguistic skills including:

Speech Therapy at Northwest Hospital

  • Auditory comprehension
  • Verbal expressions
  • Reading and writing skills
  • Articulation (precision/coordination)
  • Attention
  • Orientation
  • Memory
  • Problem solving
  • Reasoning
  • Organization
  • Executive functioning

Swallowing therapy may involve modifying the consistency of food or liquid and teaching the patient and his or her family special techniques and exercises that compensate for swallowing deficits and allow the patient to eat and drink safely.

To schedule an appointment with a speech pathologist, please call 410-496-6975.