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Speech-Language Therapy

Seek help from speech-language therapists at UNC Rockingham Health Care to develop better communication, thinking, or swallowing skills.

Skilled, Experienced Team

Count on our experienced speech therapists for superior care. Feel confident you will get the best possible care because our knowledgeable speech-language pathologists:

  • Hold master’s level degrees
  • Are licensed by the North Carolina Board of Speech-Language Pathology
  • Have national certification from the American Speech Language Hearing Association

Conditions Needing Speech-Language Therapy

You may have trouble communicating, swallowing, or thinking from a birth defect or because of progressive disease, injury, or health event, such as:

Conditions We Treat

Get care for a wide range of conditions, including:

  • Cognitive disorders that affect your brain’s ability to use and retain information
  • Communication problems
  • Difficulty swallowing (dysphagia)
  • Resonance disorders involving too much or too little nasal and oral sound that make pronouncing words hard
  • Speech and language problems with:
    • Making speech sounds (articulation)
    • Using expressive words and language
    • Speech patterns
    • Understanding words and language
    • Talking with people in social situations
  • Stuttering
  • Weak voice

Services & Treatment

See a UNC Rockingham therapist for complete evaluation and treatment of communication and swallowing problems. You may have testing or therapy for:

  • Cognitive retraining – Retrains or develops attention, memory, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
  • Fluency – Builds skills for smoother speech
  • Speech-language – Enhances your ability to communicate ideas
  • Motor speech – Makes your face and throat muscles stronger to produce better sound
  • Videofluoroscopic swallow studies – Shows what happens in your mouth and throat when you swallow

Closure Notice

Pediatric Occupational and Speech Therapy programs will close on August 14, 2020. To request a copy of your child's medical record, call Health Information Management at 336-627-6194.  

Ask for a Referral

You’ll need a doctor’s referral for rehabilitation services at UNC Rockingham Health Care. For more information about our services, call 336-627-6199.

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