Application of principles, methods, and procedures for measurement, testing, identification, prediction, counseling or instruction related to the development and disorders of speech, voice or language. Identification and rehabilitation of disorders of speech, voice and language.
treatment to help someone overcome a problem communicating verbally
therapy aimed to help a person with a speech or language disorder or problem to restore basic speech skills.
Treatment of problems in communication including: articulation (pronunciation of sounds), receptive language (understanding and processing what is communicated by others), expressive language (the ability to communicate to others), fluency (including stuttering), and voice problems (including pitch and intonation.) A speech and language therapist/pathologist is also trained to work with oral/motor problems, such as swallowing, and other feeding difficulties.
Screening, identifying, assessing and interpreting, diagnosing, rehabilitating and preventing disorders of speech (e.g., articulation, fluency, voice) and language.
any therapy intended to correct a disorder of speech
Treatment to correct a speech impairment which resulted from birth, or from disease, injury, or prior medical treatment.
Treatment of the correction of a speech impairment which resulted from birth, or from disease, injury, or prior medical treatment.
treatment given by a speech therapist to help people with speech problems improve their speech. Speech therapy often involves practicing certain speech sounds and patterns.
Treatment program that specializes in improving speech and language skills, as well as improving oral motor abilities.
Treatment of speech disorders. Provider lookup see: Therapy – Speech
The study, examination, and treatment of defects and diseases of the voice, speech, and spoken and written language, and the use of appropriate devices and treatment.
Activities or routines designed to improve and increase communication skills.
A specialised treatment for children and adults with severe speech defects. Speech therapists working in schools are employed by the District Health Authority.
a related service - helps children learn to speak and use language; speech therapy is given by a speech pathologist or a speech and language therapist.
Therapy used to increase communication skills. It may also include teaching sign language or using a communication device.
Most Speech Language Pathologists would prefer to be referred to as "Communication Specialists." In addition to working with a person on communication (verbal or non-verbal), they may also employ methods to aid in oral motor tone. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Speech Therapy is intended to improve a child's ability to communicate. Treatment may focus on improving various aspects of communication such as articulation skills, language skills, fluency, and resonance/vocal quality. In addition to communication skills, a speech therapist, also known as a speech-language pathologist, can evaluate and treat oral motor function, feeding skills, and swallowing disorders.
Therapeutic treatment of speech impairments (such as lisping and stuttering) or speech difficulties that result from illness.
The treatment of speech and communication disorders. The approach used depends on the disorder. It may include physical exercises to strengthen the muscles used in speech (oral-motor work), speech drills to improve clarity, or sound production practice to improve articulation. See the entire definition of Speech therapy
The rehabilitation of patients who have difficulties with communication and/or swallowing.
A specialty focusing on the diagnosis and treatment of speech disorders.
treatment of defects and disorders (such as stuttering) of speech. Therapy may include audio-visual aids and exercises to help a child develop new speech habits.
Treatment for the correction of a speech impairment that resulted from birth, disease, injury, or prior medical treatment.
Black's medical dictionary, G Macpherson ed; 38th ed Professional assistance in diagnosing and treating a whole spectrum of acquired and developmental communication disorders.
the study, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases and disorders that minimize or halt the use of the voice and of spoken and written communication.
Treatment of verbal communication disorders.
strategies developed to increase or improve communication skills
Licensed specialists who are responsible for the evaluation and treatment of language (understanding and communicating), speech, cognition (thinking, problem solving, memory) and swallowing.
This type of service helps individuals overcome communication conditions such as aphasia, swallowing difficulties and voice disorders. Medicare may cover some of the costs of speech therapy after client meets certain requirements.
Speech therapists can help people with certain health problems, such as a stroke, to re-train the muscles in the mouth and throat so they can speak and eat properly.
Process for remediation of speech disorders, such as stuttering, lisping, misarticulation, conducted by a qualified speech-language pathologist on an individualized or small group basis.
A clinical program aimed at improving speech and language skills and oral motor abilities.
Speech therapy (also called Speech & Language Therapy or Speech-Language Pathology) is the rehabilitative or corrective treatment of physical and/or cognitive deficits/disorders resulting in difficulty with communication and/or swallowing.
Speech Therapy is an episode of the animated series Beavis and Butt-head. For the education, see speech therapy.