Speech Therapy 

 

A speech-language pathologist (SLP) is a highly-trained professional who evaluates and treats adults who have difficulty with speech or language. An SLP is also able to evaluate and treat adults who have difficulty swallowing food or liquid. 

 

Below is a list of common speech and language disorders with a brief explanation of each.

Speech Disorders 

• Articulation - the way we say our speech sounds 

• Phonology - the speech patterns we use 

• Apraxia - difficulty planning and coordinating the movements needed to make speech sounds 

• Fluency - stuttering 

• Voice - problems with the way the voice sounds, such as hoarseness

Language Disorders 

• Receptive Language - difficulty understanding language 

• Expressive Language - difficulty using language 

• Pragmatic Language - social communication; the way we speak to each other 

Other Disorders 

• Deafness/Hearing Loss - loss of hearing; therapy includes developing lip-reading, speech, 

and/or alternative communication systems

• Oral-Motor Disorders - weak tongue and/or lip muscles

• Swallowing/Feeding Disorders - difficulty chewing and/or swallowing

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20 Sycamore  San Francisco, CA  94110

Appointment Hours

Monday-Friday: 8:00am - 8:00pm 

Saturday: 9:00am - 2:00pm

Sunday: Closed

2220 Peralta Blvd. Fremont CA. 94536

30512 Mission Blvd. Hayward CA. 94544

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