Speech Language Pathology

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Children’s Minnesota offers a wide variety of speech-language pathology programs and services that include those with a focus on receptive and expressive language, articulation, swallowing, eating, augmentation/alternative communication and more.

Conditions treated

  • Cleft lip and/or palate
  • Velopharyngeal Dysfunction/Insufficiency (VPD/VPI)
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Genetic and chromosomal abnormalities
  • Traumatic brain injury, tumor
  • Developmental delays
  • Speech delays
  • Degenerative medical conditions affecting speech, communications, and feeding/ swallowing
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Hearing impairments
  • Tracheostomy and ventilator dependency
  • Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD)
  • Fluency/stuttering issues
  • Difficulties with cognitive-linguistic skills
  • Dysphagia

Services offered

  • Videofluoroscopy exam in conjunction with radiology
  • VitalStim Therapy System for children who have difficulty with swallowing
  • Animal-assisted therapy
  • Augmentative and alternative communication evaluations
  • Feeding Clinic

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