Speech-language pathologists work to identify, assess, diagnose, and treat speech, language, functional communication, cognitive, and swallowing disorders in children and adults. At WCHC, we specifically treat:
- Speech/articulation disorders in order to improve intelligibility.
- Expressive/receptive language difficulty to improve one's ability to read, write, and effectively communicate.
- Cognitive deficits, including working with caregivers and adapting the environment to improve safety and word toward one's highest level of independence.
- Swallowing disorders to ensure safety with intake and minimize nutritional risks.
These specialists serve as members of the health care team, which may include doctors, nurses, physical and occupational therapists,nutritionists, radiologists, educators...all committed to improving the patients overall ability to function as independently as possible in their current environment. With all these experienced members part of the the team, YOU are the most important one of all. We are dedicated to listening and responding to all of your needs to assure you receive the highest level of care.
Speech Therapy Referral
You may be referred to speech therapy by a doctor while you are in the hospital or as an outpatient. If you think you may be a candidate for the services offered by a speech-language pathologist, please contact your physician or therapy services at Washington County Hospital.
Physical Therapy Contact Information
Location: Hospital (South Entrance)
Open Hours: Monday-Friday 7:15 AM - 5 PM