You may benefit from seeing a Speech Pathologist if you experience any of the following:

Inability to maintain a conversation or take turns in a conversation

Difficulties forming sentences

Word finding difficulties

Difficulty producing certain speech sounds

Frustration or behaviour problems due to speech difficulties

Inability to initiate interactions

Voice problems, such as inadequate volume, hoarse voice quality

Difficulties with following instructions

Stuttering

Incorrect use of grammar

Swallowing issues

 

 

 

Speech Pathology services may include:                  

Breathing exercises

Relaxation strategies that are designed to help you relax your muscles when you speak

Posture control

Voice exercise (oral-motor exercises)

Alternate communication systems