Palomar Health Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs, also known as speech therapists) treat patients for a variety of communication and swallowing problems from conditions such as stroke, brain injury, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, dementia, and head and neck cancer. Our team of SLPs work across the hospital district, working with patients in the hospital, at skilled nursing, at inpatient rehab, and as outpatients. Pediatric therapy services are available at Healthy Development Services and in outpatient. We also have SLPs who are fluent in Spanish.
We treat patients with the following:
- Difficulty understanding and/or expressing ideas when speaking, reading and/or writing (aphasia)
- Unintelligible speech (dysarthria or apraxia)
- Difficulty swallowing (dysphagia)
- Difficulties with memory, orientation, perceptual motor tasks, time and space concepts or problem solving
Children who may benefit from speech therapy include those with:
- Developmental speech and language delay
- Autism spectrum disorders
- Swallowing disorders (dysphagia)Cerebral palsy
- Traumatic brain injury
- Need for augmentative communication devices due to irreversible nonverbal conditions
- Need for early intervention, including high-risk infants age 0 – 3 years
We involve family members and caregivers from the beginning to ensure optimal progress. Bilingual therapists are available.
Speech Therapy Services include:
- Language Disorders
- Swallow Disorders
For more information or to schedule an appointment, call (442) 281-3242 or visit our locations.