If you had an illness or injury that affects your ability to communicate clearly and effectively or if you have had a condition since birth, UAMS can assist you with your speech difficulties. Our speech therapy program offers diagnostic and treatment services for adults with communication problems as well as voice concerns and swallowing difficulties.
Adults are seen by specially-trained speech language pathologists in the Jackson T. Stephens Spine Institute for the following areas/ disorders:
Traumatic brain injury
Motor speech disorders (Apraxia and dysarthia)
Swallowing disorders (Fiberoptic endoscopic swallow studies and videofluoroscopic swallow studies)
Speaking voice and professional voice use
Voice restoration following laryngectomy
We are one of the leading adult evaluation sites in the state for augmentative and alternative communication devices.
We also offer outpatient services to children ages 5 – 12 through our PRI unit on the 5th floor of the hospital.
Appointments with the Speech Language Pathology Clinic are by referral only. Please contact your primary care doctor or visit one of our doctors in the Center for Primary Care to obtain a referral.
The quickest way to request an appointment is through our online appointment service.