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HSHS Good Shepherd Hospital – Speech Therapy

HSHS Good Shepherd Hospital – Speech therapy is designed to help patients with disorders, conditions and disabilities improve their communication abilities. Our speech therapy staff works with patients of all ages, from children to senior citizens, to ensure every patient has the ability to express themselves, a trait that heightens confidence and a sense of belonging.

Expression can be much more than just talking. Our professional staff will teach other forms of expression like gestures, body language and signing. Patients who have trouble with forming sentences correctly or recalling words will also find relief through our speech therapy department.

Our speech and language department can help treat the following issues:

Speech Disorders

Apraxia of Speech

Articulation and Phonological Processes


Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders

Speech Sound Disorder



Language Disorders


Cognitive-linguistic communication

Language Delay

Language Based Learning Disabilities

Medical Conditions

Augmentative and Alternative


Brain Injury

Cancer/ Post- Reconstruction

Communications (AAC)

Parkinson’s Disease


Modified barium swallow exam (MBS)

To discuss or schedule treatment, please contact us at 217-774-6434. Hours of operation: 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday. Please let us know if you have special scheduling requirements

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