Adults: Speech, Swallowing, Voice, Language, Fluency

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Adults: Speech, Swallowing, Voice, Language, Fluency

Speech and Language Evaluations

Adult speech and language diagnoses often include aphasia, apraxia, dysarthria, or cognitive impairment from stroke or head injury as well as oromyofunctional disorders.  At Alliance Speech and Language Center, we take a one-on-one approach and provide expert help with the full range of speech and language programs. An individual assessment protocol is designed for each patient, which takes into account one’s medical history, complaints, and symptoms. You enjoy a targeted plan with a priceless end goal: helping you communicate more effectively with family, friends, and colleagues.

LSVT Home Companion Device

LSVT Loud Home Companion Device via Telepractice

Lee Silverman Voice Treatment Loud (LSVT Loud)

The Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) protocol was developed for patients with Parkinson’s disease. With a high success rate, the program is ideal for patients who are cognitively intact but find that their voices are weak, have trouble being heard by friends or family, or have difficulty speaking clearly or loudly enough to be heard.  We are also eLoud certified, which means that patients can have this specialized therapy provided through tele practice, right from the convenience of their own home!!  With the use of the Home Companion Device, patients are able to perform their exercises with the help of this software, send their results directly to the provider for review.

Buteyko Breathing

Buteyko Breathing for Vocal Cord Dysfunction, PVFM, irritable larynx, stuttering, and oromyofunctional disorders.  This technique focuses on nasal breathing and controlled breathing.  It favorably impacts breathing, voice, fluency and swallowing. Buteyko focuses on nasal breathing and controlled breathing. It favorably impacts breathing, voice, fluency and swallowing. Speech and language issues aren’t limited to childhood. They also take varied forms in adults of all ages. With a focus on individualized attention, we emphasize proper diagnosis and treatment that gets results.

Foreign Accent Modification

Help is available.  Learn more about our program.  Click here for a free screening!

Our Foreign Language Modification program uses weekly sessions, homework, and speech practice to develop ability in spoken American English. Benefits include increased job performance, better interviewing skills, and even career advancement. There are many dialects, but we aim for a Standard American Accent, which can be achieved in several months. You’ll learn to think like an actor and “put on” your accent when you need it. Choose the setting that is most convenient:  our office or your corporate office training sessions available.  The course includes:

    • Work in adopting American intonation
    • Development of the muscles of the middle tongue (where American English is centered)
    • Lessons on American English grammar
    • Special attention to specific vowel sounds and consonants

Interactive Metronome (IM)

The Interactive Metronome is a computer-based program that enhances motor ability and improves language processing. Designed for patients with auditory processing disorders or ADD / ADHD, it also helps those with motor planning problems. To learn more, visit our IM page.

Transgender Voice and Communication

Male-to-Female and Female-to-Male voice, language and nonverbal communication is taught to improve authenticity and to improve the match between their true self with their expression of self-identity.  There is a special focus on Resonant Voice Therapy (LMRVT) and Vocal Function Exercises as well as Voice Gym. Click here for more information.