Speech-language pathologists evaluate and treat pediatric and adult patients with communication and swallowing disorders.
Articulation and language disorders include developmental delay, auditory processing, cleft palate and Down Syndrome.
Stuttering disorder treatment is available for pediatric and adult patients.
A wide variety of vocal problems are evaluated and treated by the speech pathologists. Videostroboscopy (videotaped evaluation of the larynx) may be completed to further evaluate voice problems such as vocal nodules, vocal polyps, and vocal cord paralysis, and also treatment and care of the professional voice.
Rehabilitation of the laryngectomy patient is available, including voice prosthesis evaluation and placement.
Speech-language disorders associated with stroke, brain tumors, traumatic brain injury and progressive neurological disorders are treated. Symptoms addressed include aphasia, dysarthria, apraxia and cognitive communication deficits.
Swallowing disorders occur in adults and children. Adults are evaluated by use of a three-phase esophagram (an X-ray procedure) and then treated with diet modifications, swallowing compensations, and oral, pharyngeal and laryngeal exercises. Pediatric evaluations include the three-phase esophagram and/or a clinical feeding evaluation. Treatment involves oral stimulation and exercises, diet modifications, swallowing compensations and family education.
Our First Steps and Newborn Folow-Up Clinic offers speech and language therapy.
St.Vincent Indianapolis Hospital2001 West 86th Street(317) 338-2270
Carmel1185 W. Carmel Drive - Building CCarmel, IN 46032Ph: (317) 415-6980Fax: (317) 415-6990
Indianapolis Physician’s Medical Plaza8550 Naab Road - Suite 100Indianapolis, IN 46260Ph: (317) 338-3364Fax: (317) 338-6491
Brownsburg1080 N. Green Street - Suite 100Brownsburg, IN 46112Ph: (317) 415-6040Fax: (317) 415-6045
Carmel755 W. Carmel Drive - Suite 105Carmel, IN 46032Ph: (317) 415-5890Fax: (317) 415-5895
Fishers 13914 E. State Road 238 - Suite 309Fishers, IN 46037Ph: (317) 415-9135Fax: (317) 415-9138
Indianapolis Pediatric Rehabilitation Center1707 W. 86th Street - P.O. Box 40407Indianapolis, IN 46260Ph: (317) 415-5505Fax: (317) 415-5635
Zionsville 10801 N. Michigan Road - Suite 200Zionsville, IN 46077Ph: (317) 344-1290Fax: (317) 344-1295
6085 Heartland Drive - Suite 201Zionsville, IN 46077Ph: (317) 344-1080Fax: (317) 344-1081