There are many reasons an adult may need speech-language services. Some adults may seek to improve speech or language disorders they have experienced since childhood.
Others may strive to recover speech or language abilities they previously possessed following and illness or injury. Common causes of onset speech, swallowing, and/or language disorders in adults include:
- Traumatic Brain Injury
- Disease affecting motor skills (ALS, Parkinson’s Disease)
- Disease affecting cognition (Alzheimer’s Disease)
- Hearing loss
- Anatomical/structural deviation of the oral cavity (e.g., vocal nodules, polyps, cysts, oral cancer).
Regardless of your reasons for seeking speech therapy, our Speech Team is here to support you. With a collaborative approach, we work with you and your family to develop individualized treatment plans that can maximize your quality-of-life.