Speech Therapy At Home in Miami
What is At-Home Speech Therapy?
At-Home Speech therapy is the assessment and treatment of communication problems and speech disorders. It is performed by speech-language pathologists (SLPs), which are often referred to as speech therapists.
Speech therapy techniques are used to improve communication. These include articulation therapy, language intervention activities, and others depending on the type of speech or language disorder.
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What are the benefits of in-Home Speech Therapy?
There are many benefits of doing speech therapy exercises at home. More practice usually means faster improvement, and therapy with software at home or with a volunteer has been shown to be effective.
- Speech Services – Articulation and Voice
- Language Services – Word-finding, increasing sentence length
- Alternative means of Communication – Tablet/Smartphone, Computer
- Swallowing Services – Objective swallow studies (Modified Barium Swallow or FEES), Bedside swallow evaluation
- Cognitive-Communicative Services – Memory
Who can benefit from At-Home Speech Therapy?
Speech therapy may be needed for speech disorders that develop in childhood or speech impairments in adults caused by an injury or illness, such as stroke or brain injury.
What is Speech Therapy?
Speech therapy at home is a common and popular form of treatment for those who struggle to speak. It assists individuals with the difficulties that come from stuttering or other ongoing problems they may have in their speaking ability. Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) have a deep understanding of how language works and the way it develops. They are able to identify any problems with speech, cognition, oral/feeding/swallowing skills in order to come up with an effective treatment plan on their own or alongside other specialists such as occupational therapists.
What Can Speech Therapy at Home Do for a Senior?
Working with a speech therapist in your home will help you better express yourself, as well as overcome any challenges when it comes to swallowing your words!
Speech Therapy helps people work through trouble articulating themselves while undergoing treatments like working out muscle memory associated with certain pronunciations, correcting sounds by exploring different voice qualities such as pitch and volume, training oneself how to use verbal pauses appropriately during the conversation (with concentration), stabilizing breathing patterns before talking so an individual can maintain control over vocal cords without too much strain which might lead them back into another episode
A few benefits of this therapy for elderly adults are:
-Improvement of speech and voice clarity
-Increasing comprehension and verbal expression
-Improvement of chewing and swallowing
-Maximizing cognitive language skills: memory, problem-solving, and abstract reasoning