Speech Therapy Services
Speech-Language Pathology at Meadville Medical Center (MMC)
Speech pathologists serve individuals, families, groups and the general
public through work to prevent and treat disabilities involving speech,
voice, language, communication and swallowing. Services provided by the
speech pathology staff at Meadville Medical Center (MMC) include the assessment,
diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up services for pediatrics, adults and
geriatrics in the following areas. Contact MMC to make an appointment.
Our speech therapy service areas include:
Speech -Includes disorders of articulation
Language - Includes developmental and acquired disorders of receptive and expressive
Swallowing Disorder/Dysphagia - Difficulty with chewing or swallowing. Diagnostic testing may include
a Modified Barium Swallow (MBS).
Cognitive Aspects of Communication - Includes cognitive disorders associated to language such as memory, thought
organization, attention, and processing of information.
Voice Disorders - Includes impairments related to vocal performance such as pitch, volume,
breath support, vocal hygiene. An ENT diagnosis is required prior to treatment
for voice therapy. The Computerized Speech Lab is one of the diagnostic
tools used in assessment and treatment process.
Fluency - Includes disorders related to stuttering, cluttering, and overall rate
Social Aspects of Communication - Ineffective social skills, lack of communication opportunities, poor
Family/Caregiver Education - related to communication and swallowing disorders
Alternative Communication Techniques -Includes identifying the most optimal means of communication such as communication
devices and aids and/or gesturing/sign language.
Auditory Processing - Includes disorders related to the ability to process information that
has been given verbally.
Office hours for our speech therapy services at MMC are by appointment
only. Please feel free to contact us at (814) 333-5214.
We are located at:
One Vernon Place
11277 Vernon Place
Meadville, Pa 16335