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Mrs. Wendy Sally Beckerleg CCC-SLP, M.A.
Specializes in Speech Therapy
Address: 718 Macomb St, Monroe, MI 48162
Ashley Russeau S.T.
Specializes in Speech Therapy
Address: 610 Elm Ave, Monroe, MI 48162
Ronie R. Buckley S.T.
Specializes in Speech Therapy
Address: 610 Elm Ave, Monroe, MI 48162
Pamela Ingram Luckett S.T.
Specializes in Speech Therapy
Address: 610 Elm Ave, Monroe, MI 48162
Ms. Cathy S. Krzyske SPEECH THERAPIST
Specializes in Speech Therapy
Address: 610 Elm Ave, Monroe, MI 48162
Ms. Christina Danford Parker M.ED., CCC/SLP
Specializes in Speech Therapy
Address: 700 Stewart , Monroe, MI 48162
Amy Elizabeth Harvell S.T.
Specializes in Speech Therapy
Address: 610 Elm Ave, Monroe, MI 48162
Elizabeth Marie Keller S.T
Specializes in Speech Therapy
Address: 610 Elm Ave, Monroe, MI 48162
Emily Greer M.S., CFY-SLP
Specializes in Speech Therapy
Address: 610 Elm Ave, Monroe, MI 48162
Molly Gerzetich CCC-SLP
Specializes in Speech Therapy
Address: 610 Elm Ave, Monroe, MI 48162
Ashley Jeannette Hotchkiss CCCSLP
Specializes in Speech Therapy
Address: 718 Macomb St, Monroe, MI 48162
Kelli Carner CCC-SLP, MA
Specializes in Speech Therapy
Address: 3000 Vivian , Monroe, MI 48162
Jessica Courtade MS, CF-SLP
Specializes in Speech Therapy
Address: 407 Telegraph, Monroe, MI 48162
Heather Anderson M.A. CCC-SLP, CDP
Specializes in Speech Therapy
Address: 481 Village Green Ln, Monroe, MI 48162
Paige Wittler
Specializes in Speech Therapy
Address: 700 Stewart , Monroe, MI 48162
Madison George
Specializes in Speech Therapy
Address: 610 Elm Ave, Monroe, MI 48162
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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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