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Speech therapy

Speech therapy is the science that detects speech and language disorders, causes of their origin and examines the ways of their elimination.

Speech therapist at the Institute works with:

  • Children, adolescents and adults with moderate, severe and profound intellectual disabilities,
  • Children, adolescents and adults with intellectual disabilities and cerebral palsy,
  • People with a traumatic head injury.


The aim of speech therapy is to enable a person successful communication with respect to their individual physical and mental potentials. Successful communication makes it possible for a person to exercise its own needs and desires and leads to an increased quality of life.


Speech therapy of persons:

  • Promotes the development of children's communication skills
  • Develops a child's speech
  • Eliminates disturbance of articulation
  • Determines and prepares a system of alternative communication adapted to the child if speech is not developing


Pathology:

  • Alogy and dislogy
  • Anarthria and dysarthria
  • Stuttering
  • Dyslalia
  • Work with patients after head injuries

 

 In its work, speech therapist uses special methods and therapies, such as:

  • Neurodevelopmental treatment (Babath)
  • Doman's method of reading
  • Use of communicators (Alltalk, Talker, Alpha Talker, Chat box, Step by Step)
  • Computer therapeutic programs for the development of perceptive cognitive skills
  • Computer communications software (Speaking Dynamically)
  • Pictography
  • Rhythmic aural stimulation
  • Verbotonal method
  • Sign language

 

Communication systems have various forms, for example, the form of map symbols. Doman's reading method, adapted for children with cerebral palsy. "Communicational" conversation The Listening Program (TLP)
Communication systems have various forms, for example, the form of map symbols. Doman's reading method, adapted for children with cerebral palsy. "Communicational" conversation The Listening Program (TLP)
       
Speech therapy clinic      
Speech therapy clinic