Speech Therapy

CHI St. Joseph Health offers a speech therapy program like no other. We serve the Brazos Valley with the largest team of speech therapists in the region and provide speech therapy in acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, and outpatient rehabilitation locations. 

Our team is committed to using both traditional and innovative techniques to bring the best results in the shortest amount of time, and provides speech therapy for all ages – pediatric to seniors. 

Speech therapists (also known as speech-language pathologists) specialize in communication disorders, as well as swallowing and feeding disorders. CHI St. Joseph Health speech therapists evaluate, diagnose, treat and help to prevent disorders related to speech, language, cognitive-communication, voice, swallowing and fluency. 

Compassionate speech therapists with expertise in these issues:
  • Difficulty producing speech sounds or cannot produce them clearly
  • Problems with speech rhythm and fluency, such as stuttering
  • Voice disorders, such as inappropriate pitch or harsh voice
  • Problems understanding and producing language
  • Cognitive communication impairments, such as attention, memory and problem solving disorders
  • Swallowing and feeding difficulties
Our areas of specialty include:
  • Stroke / Head Injury rehabilitation
  • Swallowing / feeding
  • Modified Barium Swallow Studies for infants, children, and adults
  • Neurologic rehab
  • Fluency
  • Voice disorders
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Laryngectomy speech training
  • Electrical Stimulation (VitalStim) therapy for swallowing disorders
  • Developmental delays of speech and language
  • Autism spectrum disorders
  • Cleft palate / resonance training
  • Head and neck cancer swallowing rehabilitation
CHI St. Joseph Health speech therapists have certification and special training in the following programs:
  • VitalStim therapy for Dysphagia
  • Myofascial Release and Manual Techniques for Dysphagia / Facial Nerve Palsy
  • Beckman Oral Motor Therapy
  • Infant/Pediatric Feeding and Oral Aversion
  • Aerophagia / GERD Program
  • Pre-Laryngectomy Counseling

Speech therapy is conveniently offered at most of our therapy locations.

Getting treatment.

The CHI St. Joseph Health Speech Therapy program requires a physician referral. You are encouraged to share this information with your physician and talk about the possible benefit of this program for you.

We understand the frustrations and limitations of living with speech problems, and we’re passionate about bringing you relief.

Contact us today to learn more about CHI St. Joseph Speech Therapy services!