Speech Therapy Program
205-759-1211 ext. 234
A little about this program:
Speech and language therapy services are provided to over 200 children in
speech and hearing screenings, speech/language evaluations, speech/language therapy,
Social Security disability determination evaluation, and feeding/clef palate clinics.
For More Information:
ESWA provides speech and language therapy services to over 200 children and adults in Tuscaloosa County, improving their communication skills, academic achievement, self-esteem, and quality of life. Our program focuses on enhancing or restoring limited or lost communicative skills or swallowing capabilities due to injury, disease, aging or congenital abnormality.
Services are provided in our Easter Seals outpatient clinic as well as at home, in school, and in a variety of other care settings. ESWA is a vendor for speech and language testing and a provider for cleft palate services.
Treatment focuses on:
• Addressing disabilities in children, including articulation disorders, language delay and stuttering, and feeding problems
• Providing care to adults who may experience communication disorders, stuttering and cognitive impairment
• Improving oral-motor, swallowing and respiratory skills
• Providing augmentative and alternative communication systems to individuals who cannot rely on speech (hearing) as a means of communication.