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Speech Therapy

By

Salvador E. Portugal

, DO, New York University, Robert I. Grossman School of Medicine

Last full review/revision Aug 2021
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Speech therapists can identify the most effective methods of communication for patients who have aphasia Overview of Cerebral Function The cerebrum is divided by a longitudinal fissure into 2 hemispheres, each containing 6 discrete lobes: Frontal Parietal Temporal Occipital read more , dysarthria, or verbal apraxia or who have had a laryngectomy:

Speech therapists may also assist in the diagnosis and treatment of swallowing disorders.

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