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Speech-Language Pathology

If you have language disorders or problems with speech or swallowing, we can help. Rutland Regional’s experienced speech-language pathologists specialize in evaluating and treating speech, language and swallowing disorders in patients of all ages. Our specialists provide compassionate care for a range of conditions, including:

  • Aphasia
  • Apraxia
  • Brain tumors and injury
  • Degenerative neuromuscular disease
  • Head/neck cancer
  • Head trauma
  • Neurological disorders
  • Receptive and expressive language disorders
  • Stroke
  • Swallowing disorders
  • Voice disorders

Our Services


We will work closely with you to help you meet your goals and develop a personalized treatment plan that may include exercises to improve voice, swallowing ability, oral motor function, and language or cognitive function. Our specialized, state-of-the-art therapies include:

  • VitalStim®, which provides electrical stimulation to treat swallowing disorders.
  • LSVT LOUD®, which improves voice loudness and intelligibility in patients suffering from Parkinson’s disease and other neurological disorders.
  • Videofluoroscopic swallow studies to assess complex swallowing dysfunction.
  • Sona-Speech™ Voice Analysis to assess and treat a variety of voice and motor-speech disorders.

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