People who have been diagnosed with autism may have major problems with both speech and nonverbal communication and can find it challenging to interact socially. If you know someone who has been diagnosed with autism, they may benefit from the therapies offered by a speech therapist or speech pathologist in helping them with their speech, language development, and social communication skills. SFS Therapies offers a wide range of autism treatment which many find fun and interesting.
Cognitive impairment in adults may occur as a result of a right hemisphere stroke, traumatic brain injury, and neurological diseases or as a part of the normal aging process. Impairment with cognitive skills can involve changes with memory, attention, problem solving, judgment, organization and language. Research has proven that cognitive rehabilitation can be effective in improving overall cognitive functioning when conducted in a clinically supervised setting. Our Treatment Program consist of a comprehensive evaluation, interpretation and recommendations by a speech-language pathologist, a customized cognitive rehabilitation program based on individual needs and specialized materials for each individual’s needs
Swallowing difficulty, or dysphagia, presents itself in a variety of ways and occurs for a number of reasons. Swallowing disorders are usually related to neurologic disorders or dysfunctions. They may occur after a stroke, traumatic brain injury, neurological diseases, surgery or serious illness.
Speech-language pathologists work with people who have communication or swallowing disorders. These disorders limit a person’s ability to communicate with others. All speech-language pathologists at SFS Therapies have a Master’s degree, a state license, and a Certificate of Clinical Competence awarded by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
We have all experienced problems with our voices, times when the voice is hoarse or when sound will not come out at all! Colds, allergies, bronchitis, exposure to irritants such as ammonia, or cheering for your favorite sports team can result in a loss of voice.