Feeding & Swallowing Therapy
The interaction between the multiple phases of the feeding and swallowing processes can be challenging for people.
Speech & Language Therapy
Articulation, voice and fluency. These are services that target how we make speech sounds using the mouth, lips, and tongue. How we use our vocal folds and breath to make sounds and the controlled rhythm of our speech.
Dysphagia is a swallowing disorder involving the mouth, pharynx, esophagus, or gastroesophageal junction. Consequences of dysphagia include malnutrition and dehydration, aspiration pneumonia, compromised general health, chronic lung disease, choking, and even death. Clients with dysphagia may also experience disinterest, reduced enjoyment, embarrassment, and/or isolation related to eating or drinking. Please, contact us for assistance. Our therapists are ready to help! More...
Alzheimer's disease, Brain tumors, Stroke, Traumatic brain injury (TBI), reduced awareness and ability to initiate and effectively communicate needs. Reduced memory, judgment, and ability to initiate and effectively exchange routine information. Difficulty performing personal lifestyle management activities effectively (i.e., pay bills), reduced ability to anticipate potential consequences with reasonable judgment and problem solving, ability to manage emotions, risk for injury due to inability to communicate in an emergency and/or anticipate the consequences of own actions. At BSTC we can help to mitigate these health issues and to regain control of life and wellbeing for patients and their families. More...
Our OTs receive formal education in physical, mental, and emotional health. OTs have the ability to assist a wide range of clients.