Affinity Speech Therapist’s will develop programs to restore/enhance speech capabilities. They address verbal and nonverbal communication.
Adults may experience speech and language difficulties for a variety of reasons. Information about specific types of speech and language differences and disorders, as well as conditions that cause them is included below. Adult Speech Therapy focuses on receptive language, or the ability to understand words spoken to you, and expressive language, or the ability to use words to express yourself. It also deals with the mechanics of producing words, such as articulation, pitch, fluency, and volume. Adults may need speech therapy after a stroke or traumatic accident that changes their ability to use language. Many adults live with, or acquire communication difficulties. Some have had good skills where communication was easy, and through illness or accident, communication has become very difficult. Other adults have had to endure communication difficulties all their lives.