Saint Barnabas Medical Center Adult Speech Therapy Department

Our speech-language pathology staff provides clinical assessment and treatment of articulation, voice, fluency, language, feeding and swallowing disorders. Our specialists utilize a variety of the latest therapeutic techniques, along with state-of-the-art instrumentation.

We offer a complete range of services including:

Evaluations

  • Speech and language evaluations
  • Clinical Swallowing evaluations
  • FEES assessment (fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing)
  • Voice evaluations using state-of-the-art instrumentation
  • Cognitive-communication evaluations

Therapy

  • Individual speech and language therapy
  • Dysphagia (swallowing) therapy
  • Voice therapy
  • Cognitive communication therapy
  • Myofunctional therapy

We have speech-language pathologists specially trained in the following areas:

  • Voice disorders
  • Chronic cough
  • Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) for Parkinson's disease
  • Swallowing disorders
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Neuromuscular electrical stimulation for Dysphagia
  • Airway disorders

Our Speech-Language Pathology staff provides assessment and intervention for adults with speech production, communication, swallowing and vocal difficulties related to many conditions including:

  • CVA (Stroke)
  • Apraxia
  • Dysphagia ( swallowing disorders)
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Vocal cord nodules/polyps
  • Paralyzed vocal cords
  • Chronic cough
  • Vocal cord dysfunction
  • Professional singers
  • Progressive neurological disease (i.e., Parkinson’s, Multiple Sclerosis, myasthenia gravis, ALS)
  • Cognitive impairment
  • TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury)
  • Motor vehicle accident
  • Concussion
  • Stuttering

The Voice and Swallowing Center at Saint Barnabas Medical Center offers expertise in evaluating and treating individuals with voice, swallowing and airway disorders. Our specially-trained therapists utilize state-of-the-art technology to assess and treat a full range of conditions to ensure the best outcomes for our patients.

Saint Barnabas Medical Center Adult Speech Therapy Department