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Speech & Language Therapy

Speech-language pathology addresses a variety of disorders that can affect our ability to communicate and understand language. These deficits often occur after a stroke, brain injury or an acquired neurologic disease such as multiple sclerosis or Parkinson’s disease.

Personalized Therapy for Speech Disorders

The experienced speech-language pathologists at North Kansas City Hospital are trained to evaluate and provide personalized therapy for patients of all ages with disorders including:

  • Communication disorders
  • Swallowing problems
  • Cognition deficits, including memory, concentration and word finding
  • Stroke recovery
  • Vocal illness or injury
  • Cancers of the head and neck
  • Brain injury
  • Parkinson’s disease and other neurological problems
  • Pediatric speech disorders including developmental speech and language delays, fluency disorders (stuttering) and swallowing issues

Our Speech & Language Therapies

We offer a range of therapies to meet your specific needs, including:

Cognitive therapy – evaluation and treatment of cognitive-linguistic abilities

Voice therapy – treatment to evaluate and treat disorders of the vocal chords

Swallow therapy – evaluation of the swallowing mechanism and customized treatment

VitalStim therapy – leading edge, noninvasive treatment for swallowing disorders

Resources for Communication Disorders

Learn more about communication-related disorders and their treatment at our online Health Encyclopedia:

Visit these websites for more information on communication disorders:

If you need speech-language-related therapy, talk to your doctor and ask for a referral to North Kansas City Hospital’s Rehabilitation Services.

Contact Us

For more information on speech-language therapy at North Kansas City Hospital, call 816-691-1795.

Our Location

2nd Floor Pavilion