Speech-Language Pathology

Speech language pathologists at Driscoll Children's Hospital are healthcare professionals who provide care to children from prematurity to age 21. Speech-language pathology helps patients improve speech, language, voice, feeding and swallowing problems.

Evaluation and treatment services include:

  • Communication Skills
    • Pre-linguistic/cognitive skills
    • Speech and language development disorders
    • Fluency disorders
    • Voice disorders
    • Augmentative/alternative communication
  • Feeding/swallowing disorders
    • Instrumental assessment of voice and feeding/swallowing
    • Oral motor development
    • Vital Stimulation Therapy

Scope of services




From January 2020 to December 2020, Speech Therapy provided care to 780 patients from a variety of backgrounds.