Speech & Language Therapy
Communicate, think or swallow easier with specialized help from a speech-language pathologist at Nash UNC Health Care.
What’s a Speech-Language Pathologist?
Speech-language pathologists—also known as speech therapists—assess, diagnose, and treat a wide range of conditions and disorders, including those affecting:
- Social communication, such as verbal and nonverbal interactions
- Cognitive communication, such as understanding spoken and written language, memory, and organizing thoughts
Do I Need Speech-Language Therapy?
You or a loved one may need the help of a trained speech therapist to identify difficulties, develop or restore your communication abilities, understanding or thinking skills. Therapists treat lingering or progressive effects of:
Speech Therapy Evaluation & Services
Rely on us to provide outstanding speech and language services to you, your child or a loved one. Find skilled evaluation, diagnosis, and care including:
- FEES (Fiber optic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing) – Uses a small flexible tube with a camera to see how you swallow
- Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) – Improves voice volume and helps you overcome Parkinson’s disease speech problems
- Swallowing assessment and treatment – Detects feeding and swallowing difficulties and helps restore the ability to swallow liquids and food
Speech Therapy For Children
Consult our dedicated pediatrics rehabilitation team if your child needs evaluation and other services for speech and language development, eating or swallowing.