About Us

Ohio Valley Hospital’s Speech Therapy Department offers a wide variety of inpatient and outpatient diagnostic and therapeutic services. We offer Speech Therapy services in our Inpatient Unit, Acute Rehabilitation Unit, and Outpatient Therapy services. Areas of focus include swallowing disorders, language and speech therapy, cognitive rehabilitation, and limited voice therapy. Our Speech Pathologists are accredited by the American Speech-Language Association (ASHA) and participate in annual continuing education programs in order to ensure state of the art knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Speech Conditions We Treat:

  • Stroke
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Neuromuscular speech disorders resulting from Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, Chorea, or ALS, as well as other conditions
  • Geriatric related to communication and swallowing disorders such as Dementia or Primary Progressive Aphasia (typically caused by damage to parts of the brain that contain language)
  • Other speech/language and swallowing conditions due to varied diseases or conditions
  • We provide evaluation and treatment for adults in areas of speech/language, voice disorders, stuttering, cognitive-communication disorders and Dysphagia

We accept most forms of insurance.

Services Offered

  • Evaluation and therapy for speech/language disorder
  • Voice disorders
  • Articulation disorders
  • Stuttering/fluency disorders
  • Dysphagia (difficulty in swallowing due to disease/condition) evaluation and therapy
  • Modified Barium Swallow Students (when ordered by Physician)
  • Vital Stim Therapy (when appropriate and indicated)
  • Cognitive/Linguistic disorders (memory, attention, executive function)
  • Evaluation and therapy for Alternative and Augmentative Communication
  • Patient and family education

Location and Contact Us

We are located on the 2nd floor of the Main Hospital. You may access our Rehabilitation Services department, and our Balance and Fall Prevention Center by using any of the elevators located on either end of the 1st floor.

For more information, please contact us at 412-777-6231.