Speech Therapy

Texas Rehabilitation Hospital of Fort Worth provides comprehensive speech pathology services to patients, to improve their overall function and quality of life.  Our certified therapists diagnose and treat a variety of disorders resulting from stroke, brain injury, head and neck cancer, and other neurological conditions.

Disorders treated at this facility include but not limited to:

  • Aphasia – Aphasia is the impairment or absence of comprehension and/or expressive communication skills as a result of an injury to the language centers of the brain.
  • Apraxia – Apraxia is the inability to plan motor movements of the lips, tongue and mouth to form sounds and words, despite adequate muscle strength.
  • Dysarthria – Dysarthria is a speech disorder which involves difficulty in articulating words due to impaired muscular weakness and coordination.
  • Cognitive impairment – Cognitive impairment is a decline in cognitive skills which may involve orientation, memory, problem solving/reasoning and/or other executive function.
  • Dysphagia – Dysphagia is difficulty swallowing food, liquid or even saliva due to nerve or muscle damage.

Our therapists are certified in Ampcare, VitalStim, Deep Pharyngeal Neuromuscular Stimulation (DPNS), and Myofascial Release.  We participate in co-treatment with PT, OT and Music Therapy.