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Speech-language therapy

The staff of Salem Health’s pediatric speech-language pathology program enjoys treating our region’s culturally and linguistically diverse population of children and their families. 

Our speech-language pathologists are skilled in the evaluation and treatment of delays and disorders including and/or related to the following:

  • Articulation impairment
  • Augmentative-alternative communication
  • Autism spectrum disorders
  • Brain injury/neurological disorder
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Cleft lip and/or palate
  • Developmental speech-language delays
  • Down syndrome
  • Fluency (e.g., stuttering, cluttering)
  • Language disorders (auditory comprehension and expressive communication)
  • Resonance disorders (e.g., velopharyngeal incompetence; hyper/hyponasality)
  • Speech sound disorders
  • Phonological processing
  • Childhood apraxia of speech (inability to coordinate the movements of speech)
  • Swallowing/feeding
  • Voice


We are happy to work with primary care doctors and parents to create a personalized treatment that gives each child the maximum opportunity to succeed. Our therapists work with both English- and Spanish-speaking children.

To learn more, call the Salem Health Rehabilitation Center at 503-814-5986.