Speech Language Pathology Division
The Speech and Language comprehensive assessment comprises of the following
A detailed study of the patient and family history
Administering standardized tests and other specialized diagnosis tools for communication disorders
Analyze test results and prepare a detailed report with the diagnosis, therapist impressions, and recommendations for the proposed therapy program
General observation of child’s behavior and examination of speech organs
Duration of evaluation ranges from 60 to 180 minutes, depending on the case and type of disorder
Speech and language disorders:
It is a disorder that causes a change in tone, intensity, or quality of sound. Among the most common sound disorders are the Vocal Nodules on one or both sides of the vocal cords and the Vocal Cords Paralysis.
These disorders occur due to organic factors in the throat, pharynx, and nose, or as a result of a problem with the function of the cricopharyngeal valve, and the incision of the roof of the throat with or without the presence of an incision in the lips (the articular lip) is one of the most common causes of resonance disorders and can result in increased nasal sound (beetle) Reduced nasal voice or ringing of the voice in the pharynx. Treatment for simple nasal vocalization (focus) is focused on speech exercises to correct where the air is removed. In cases of severe and moderate beetle, treatment may be either by surgery or the use of assistive devices, and the role of a speech specialist in this case is to assess the patient before and after the surgery, as well as the rehabilitation process.