Department of Speech Language Pathology aims to empower individuals with speech, swallow and communication disorders across all age groups. Department of speech language pathology provides diagnostic services as well as therapeutic management for various speech and language disorders.
Evaluation of communication disorders include detailed assessment of clients with speech problems (such as articulation, fluency, and voice disorders), language problems (such as delayed language development, Mental Retardation, Cerebral Palsy, Specific Language Impairments and Aphasia) and related disorders (such as swallowing and oral motor difficulties). A battery of appraisal procedures starting from case history to assessment through special tests (i.e., Speech-Language Diagnostic Tests) is used to arrive at a diagnosis.
Counseling and guidance services are also provided to clients and their families on various issues related to evaluation and management of persons with communication disorders. The services are available to pediatrics as well as adult population. Speech language pathologist work in collaboration with pediatrician where referrals receives for child language disorders, ENT refers individuals with voice disorders and neurologist who refers individuals with Neuro speech and language disorders for speech and language evaluation and intervention.
SCOPE OF CARE
CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS
Neuro- Language disorders
Neuro- speech Disorders