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What is the importance of speech therapy?

Speech Therapy allows you the ability to speak and communicate effectively, which is essential to one's needs. Especially for our clients who suffered from a stroke, brain injury, autism, and dementia. However, here at OANA, we catered to all ages, regardless of the circumstance. Our goal is to improve communication disorders, as result, will boost the client's confidence and create positive connections with family members and friends. 

Our certified Speech Language Pathologist/Therapist, are here to provide qualified in-home care services to meet your needs. Moreover, our assistance can be provided at a client's place of employment, school, or daycare. 

Services Offered:

  1. Aphasia: ​Is a communication disorder caused by damage to the brain’s language capabilities.

  2. Dysarthria: Is a symptom of nerve or muscle damage. It manifests itself as slurred speech, slowed speech, limited tongue, jaw, or lip movement, abnormal rhythm and pitch when speaking, changes in voice quality, difficulty articulating, labored speech, and other related symptoms.

  3. Stuttering:  Also referred to as stammering, is so common that everyone knows what it sounds like and can easily recognize it. 

  4. Cognition: Attention, memory, ability to solve problems.

  5. Language: Ability, and comprehension of spoken and written language.

  6. Auditory Habilitation & Auditory Rehabilitation: Recovery techniques associated with speech, hearing & language disorders.

  7. Voice: Characteristics of vocal tone.

  8. Swallowing Disorders: Swallowing therapy is designed to enhance oral-motor control. Various techniques are utilize to assist with ingesting, including facial massage and lip, tongue and jaw exercises. Therapy strengthens the face and jaw muscles utilized for eating, drinking and swallowing, which increases perceptive abilities. As well as, improving stroke and congenital disorders.

  9. Articulation: Interferes with a person ability to make sounds and/or pronounce words.  Pronounced articulation problems can make it difficult or impossible for others to understand a person's speech.

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