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Office: 603-548-2188
Fax: 603-818-8704
80 Nashua Road
Building B, Unit 4
Londonderry, NH 03053

What is Speech Therapy?

Speech Therapy is a treatment for children and adults who present any range of the following problems.

Speech Disorders

  • Aphasia - difficulty understanding and formulating language often linked to stroke, head injury
  • Apraxia - challenges with planning and coordinating muscular movements in order to make speech sounds
  • Articulation & Phonology - how we produce speech sounds and the speech patterns with which we use them
  • Dysarthria - slurred speech
  • Fluency - stuttering
  • Voice - difficulties with how our voice sounds, such as hoarseness

Language Disorders

  • Expressive Language - how we use spoken and written language
  • Receptive Lanugage - how we understand spoken and written language
  • Pragmatic Language - how we communicate socially, including but not limited to social language, nonverbal language, social behavior, abstract language, deductive reasoning, etc.

Swallowing Disorders

  • Oral-Motor Disorders - tongue, lips & cheek weakness and coordination difficulties
  • Swallowing / feeding Disorders - difficulty chewing and / or swallowing, tolerance of food textures (picky eaters)
  • Tongue Thrust / Reverse Swallow - often diagnosed through dentist

Other Areas of Treatment

  • Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC) devices
  • Cognitive-Linguistic Skills - memory, attention, orientation, following directions, problem solving
  • Executive Functioning
  • Hearing Loss - loss of hearing