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Specializes in Speech Therapy
1120 Nw 14th Street
Miami, FL
 

Ms. Cristina Costas' area of specialization is speech therapy. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Speech Therapy
1601 Nw 12 Avenue; M851
Miami, FL
 

Ms. Angelique Gore specializes in speech therapy and practices in Miami, FL. Ms. Gore is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Speech Therapy
1601 Nw 12th Avenue; Box 01690 M851
Miami, FL
 

Ms. Irit Schachner specializes in speech therapy and practices in Miami, FL. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Ms. Schachner takes.

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Specializes in Speech Therapy
1601 Nw 12 Avenue; M851
Miami, FL
 

Ms. Karalee Needelman practices speech therapy. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Speech Therapy
1120 Nw 14th Street
Miami, FL
 

Ms. Rachel Glover specializes in speech therapy. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Ms. Glover accepts.

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Specializes in Speech Therapy
1601 Nw 12th Avenue; #5066
Miami, FL
 

Ms. Cristina Leon's specialty is speech therapy. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Speech Therapy
1601 Nw 12th Avenue
Miami, FL
 

Ms. Domitille Lochet works as a speech therapist. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Speech Therapy
1120 Nw 14th Street
Miami, FL
 

Ms. Justine Allen is a speech therapist. Ms. Allen honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Speech Therapy
1601 Nw 12th Avenue
Miami, FL
 

Ms. Maria Rivera's area of specialization is speech therapy. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Speech Therapy
1601 Nw 12th Avenue
Miami, FL
 

Ms. Whitney Haas is a speech therapist in Miami, FL. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Ms. Haas takes.

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Specializes in Speech Therapy
1611 Nw 12th Avenue; Box 016960 (m851)
Miami, FL
 

Ms. Gillian Hotz is a speech therapist in Miami, FL. Ms. Hotz takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Speech Therapy
1201 Nw 16th Street; Audiology Service, Mail Code: 126
Miami, FL
 

Mr. Mario Landera practices speech therapy. Mr. Landera is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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What is Speech Therapy?

Speech therapy is a treatment that helps people of all ages who have problems speaking and using language. The professionals who provide speech therapy are called speech and language pathologists, or sometimes just speech therapists. Speech therapy is often associated with children, and many kids do need extra help overcoming speech disorders such as a lisp or a stutter. However, older patients also often rely on speech services, for instance after a stroke.

The issues that are treated in speech therapy can be broadly broken down into three main categories. They are:
  • Speech disorders, which affect the voice and the ability to form sounds properly or speak fluently. Examples include dysarthria, stuttering, and vocal cord polyps.
  • Language disorders, which are problems with either saying or understanding spoken words. Examples include autism and pragmatic (social) language disorders.
  • Swallowing disorders, including drooling and difficulty swallowing. Since speech therapy involves treatment for the muscles of the mouth and throat, some swallowing disorders can be treated by speech therapists.

The way speech therapy is conducted depends greatly on the age and needs of the patient being served. Therapy may be conducted one-on-one, in a small group, or in a classroom. Standardized testing is often used to evaluate speech. Depending on the patient, therapy may include games, conversation, role playing and storytelling, flash cards, or singing. The speech therapist sometimes assigns exercises for the patient to practice at home.

There are many causes for speech disorders, and they are surprisingly common. Speech therapy is an effective treatment that helps these patients communicate their thoughts and feelings with others.
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