Speech Therapy

Speech Therapy

Speech Therapy

When disability or illness interferes with your ability to speak or swallow, the licensed and certified speech therapists at Northwestern Medicine can help you participate fully in life again.

Physician reviewing patient facial muscle abilityYour speech therapist will conduct a comprehensive evaluation and establish a therapy plan to meet your personal goals for using and understanding language, feeding and swallowing. 

The dedicated team’s goal is to use advanced assessment and therapeutic techniques to return you to the highest level of function possible for a more satisfying life.

The speech therapy team* includes licensed speech therapists who assess and treat people from birth to old age with diverse communication and swallowing disorders caused by a number of conditions. Speech therapists use a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to diagnosing and treating communication and swallowing disorders. 

Your individualized treatment plan will be based on your specific needs and goals, but could include education and training in:



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    In the spirit of keeping you well-informed, some of the physician(s) and/or individual(s) identified are neither agents nor employees of Northwestern Memorial HealthCare or any of its affiliate organizations. They have selected our facilities as places where they want to treat and care for their private patients.