If a Speech & Language Therapist is involved in your care, this may include:
- Assessing and treating any communication difficulties you may experience as a result of your injury or illness. Communications skills inlcude speaking, undertanding, reading and writing.
- Assessing and treating swallowing difficulties that you may experience as a result of your injury or illness.
- Providing education and support to you and your family about your communciation and swallowing skills
In addtion, the Speech & Language Therapist provides advice and training on supportive communication devices or electronic assistive technology.