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Speech & Language Therapy

We can help you improve your communication skills so you can be as independent as possible

What to expect in therapy:

 

  • The first day is always focused on assessment for deficits including aphasia, apraxia of speech, and dysarthria

  • We provide you a home exercise program to continue success beyond our therapy sessions

  • Once you begin mastering the basics, we start putting more words together to go from simple to complex communication

  • Start practicing more complex communication tasks to help you communicate more effectively in more situations

Our Speech Therapy Approaches

We utilize evidence based approaches in our therapy sessions.  Our mentality is to use everything we have to help you improve. The following is just some of our therapy approaches:

  • Phonomotor Treatment

  • Constraint Induced Aphasia Therapy (CIAT)

  • Multimodality Aphasia Therapy (M-MAT)

  • Verb Network Strengthening Treatment (VNeST)

  • Semantic Feature Analysis

  • Phonomotor Treatment

  • Abstract Network Strengthening (AbSANT)

  • Discourse Therapy

  • Discourse Processing Treatment

  • Response Elaboration Training

  • Typicality Treatment Approach

  • Rosenbek's 8 Step Continuum

  • Sound Production Treatment

Interested in More Information?

We offer easy, risk-free phone consultations to find the perfect fit for you
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Looking for More Information?

Welcome to Instrumental SLP, a specialized boutique speech therapy private practice dedicated to helping adults with a wide range of communication challenges. Our expert team is here to provide comprehensive speech and language therapy for individuals who may be experiencing difficulties due to conditions such as aphasia, apraxia, and swallowing disorders associated with strokes, brain injuries, or neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson's. Speech and language therapy is a specialized form of intervention that targets communication disorders and aims to improve an individual's ability to express themselves, understand others, and effectively interact with the world around them. Whether you or your loved one is facing challenges with speech, language, or swallowing, our tailored therapy programs can make a significant difference in your quality of life. Why might someone need speech therapy? Aphasia: Aphasia is a language disorder that can result from strokes, brain injuries, or other neurological conditions. It can impact a person's ability to understand and use language effectively. Speech therapy can help individuals with aphasia regain their language skills, improve word retrieval, enhance comprehension, and enhance overall communication abilities. Apraxia: Apraxia of speech is a motor speech disorder that affects a person's ability to plan and execute the movements required for speech. This can result in difficulties with articulation, coordination, and sequencing of sounds. Speech therapy can provide targeted exercises and techniques to improve motor planning, increase speech intelligibility, and enhance overall communication fluency. Swallowing disorders (dysphagia): Dysphagia is a condition characterized by difficulties with swallowing, which can lead to aspiration, malnutrition, and other complications. Speech therapy plays a vital role in dysphagia management by assessing swallowing function, providing targeted exercises and strategies to improve swallowing safety and efficiency, and guiding diet modifications and compensatory techniques to support safe oral intake. Cognitive-communication disorders: Some individuals may experience cognitive-communication challenges following strokes, brain injuries, or neurodegenerative diseases. These challenges can impact attention, memory, problem-solving, and overall communication skills. Speech therapy can address these cognitive-communication impairments through specialized exercises and strategies, improving cognitive abilities and facilitating effective communication. Benefits of speech therapy: Improved communication: Speech therapy helps individuals overcome barriers to effective communication, enabling them to express their thoughts, needs, and emotions more clearly. It enhances verbal expression, comprehension, and social interaction, promoting greater independence and engagement in daily life. Increased confidence: As communication skills improve through therapy, individuals gain confidence in their ability to effectively express themselves and be understood by others. This confidence extends to various social, professional, and personal settings, leading to improved overall self-esteem and quality of life. Enhanced swallowing safety: For individuals with swallowing disorders, speech therapy focuses on improving swallowing function, reducing the risk of aspiration, and ensuring safe and enjoyable eating and drinking experiences. This not only promotes better nutrition but also enhances overall well-being. Personalized approach: At Instrumental SLP, we understand that each individual's communication needs and goals are unique. Our speech therapists provide personalized treatment plans that address specific challenges and target individualized outcomes, ensuring the most effective and relevant therapy experience. If you or your loved one is experiencing communication difficulties, speech therapy can make a profound difference. Contact Instrumental SLP today to schedule a consultation and take the first step towards unlocking your full communication potential. Our dedicated team is here to support you on your journey to improved speech, language, and swallowing function, empowering you to communicate with confidence and independence.

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