At North Valley Hospital, our Speech/Language Pathologists evaluate and treat children and adults with a variety of impairments. Individuals seen by our therapists often have suffered from neurological trauma (traumatic brain injury, stroke), degenerative disease (Parkinson’s, Dementia, and ALS), or congenital and developmental delays.

Speech/Language Pathologists provide an individualized treatment program for each patient that focuses on their return to independent living, working and social life.


Disorders seen by our Speech/Language Pathologists include:

  • Feeding/swallowing (dysphagia) including use of VitalStim electrical stimulation
  • Speech and language (aphasia and apraxia)
  • Voice
  • Cognition, including: Memory, attention, problem-solving, thought organization, reasoning/judgment, new learning and social skills


Our therapists also work closely with Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy to provide each patient with a full recovery, both mentally and physically.