200 Groton Road, Ayer, MA 01432 978-784-9000
Nashoba Valley Medical Center’s department of speech-language pathology can evaluate patients of all ages on both an inpatient and outpatient basis.Our speech-language pathologists will help identify and treat many types of speech and language disorders, including stuttering or swallowing, and those that are a result of stroke, developmental delay, laryngectomy, or cleft palate. Following a thorough diagnostic evaluation, a specialized individual treatment program will be developed. The speech-language pathologist will then work with each patient and family to achieve better communication.
A speech-language pathologist is a professional educated in the study of human communication, its development and its disorders. By evaluating the speech and language skills of children and adults, the speech-language pathologist determines if communication problems exist and decides the best way to treat these problems.
Our speech-language pathologists are licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association to meet the highest qualifications of the profession.
An evaluation is probably needed if you answer yes to any of these questions:
Our speech-language therapy program for pediatric, adolescent and adult patients can help:
Referrals to for speech-language therapy require a prescription from a physician, along with insurance authorization or referral, as required by the health care insurance.
To make an appointment or for more information, please call 978-784-9350.
Speech-Language Pathology Department
Nashoba Valley Medical Center