Better Hearing & Speech Month 2016

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Mon, May 02, 2016 -- Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System

Each May, Better Hearing & Speech Month (BHSM) provides an opportunity to raise awareness about communication disorders and role of ASHA members in providing life-altering treatment.

Our certified and licensed Speech-Language Pathologists (SLP) are trained to evaluate and treat disorders that affect your speech, language, cognition, voice, and swallowing. Patients of all ages (infant-geriatric) may benefit from the services provided here at Hutchinson Regional:

  •     Feeding Aversion
  •     Swallowing Difficulties (Dysphagia)
  •     Articulation and Language Disorders
  •     Tongue Thrust
  •     Cognitive Therapy including Short Term Memory
  •     Vocal Cord Dysfunction
  •     Facial Droop
  •     Voice Therapy
  •     Intervention following Stroke or Brain Injury
  •     Progressive Disease such as Parkinson's
  •     Tracheostomy Patients

We provide Modified Barium Swallow Studies, the gold standard for instrumental dysphagia evaluations, and have a Vital-Stim certified therapist to treat moderate-severe dysphagia.

For more information please contact Rehab Services at (620) 665-2104.