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SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY

Speech Language Pathology (SLP) services are crucial components of comprehensive healthcare, dedicated to diagnosing and treating communication and swallowing disorders. population, and the range of services provided.

Speech Language Pathology (SLP), also known as speech therapy, is a specialized field of healthcare focused on evaluating, diagnosing, and treating disorders related to speech, language, communication, and swallowing.

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Who is the Speech-Language Pathologist?

Speech Language Pathologists are highly trained professionals with expertise in the assessment and treatment of various communication and swallowing disorders. SLPs in the Philippines are professionals who have acquired their undergraduate degree in Speech-Language Pathology and have passed the SLP Licensure Examination under the PRC.

SLPs work closely with patients, families, and interdisciplinary healthcare teams to develop tailored treatment plans aimed at improving communication and swallowing abilities.

SLP Services:

One of the primary services provided by SLPs in St. Frances Cabrini Medical Center is the evaluation of acquired communication and swallowing disorders for both in-patients and out-patients in the adult population. This comprehensive evaluation typically includes:

  • Assessment of speech production, including clarity, fluency, and voice quality
  • Evaluation of language skills, such as comprehension, expression, and pragmatics
  • Examination of cognitive-communication abilities, including attention, memory, and problem-solving
  • Assessment of swallowing function, including oral motor control, swallow reflexes, and safety of oral intake
  • Collaboration with other healthcare professionals, such as physicians, nurses, and rehabilitation professionals

Indications for SLP Services:

Several signs and symptoms may indicate the need for a Speech Language Pathology consultation for adults, including:

  • Slurring of speech and difficulty producing speech sounds accurately
  •  Trouble understanding spoken language or following directions
  • Challenges with reading, writing, or spelling
  • Voice problems, such as hoarseness or vocal fatigue
  • Stuttering or other fluency disorders
  •  Difficulty swallowing food or liquids (dysphagia)
  • Changes in speech or language following a stroke or brain injury
Operational Hours:
Thursday & Friday (9am-4pm)
Contact Details
Mobile no. +63 995-164-4990
Tel. no. (043)-778-4811 local 336
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