Adults and children with speech, language, cognitive and swallowing disorders find the compassionate, comprehensive care they need with the experts of the Division of Speech Pathology.
Our speech-language pathologists are skilled and continually trained in the latest medical, surgical and behavioral techniques for diagnosing and managing all speech, language, cognitive and swallowing disorders. They work closely with doctors trained in brain, spine and nervous system conditions (neurologists); ear, nose and throat conditions (otolaryngologists); laryngology and voice disorders; rehabilitation concerns (physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists); children's medical conditions (pediatricians, pediatric neurologists, craniofacial team experts).
Conditions and symptoms
- Apraxia of speech, including childhood apraxia of speech
- Cognitive disorders associated with acquired brain injury, stroke and dementia
- Craniofacial disorders (for example, cleft lip and palate)
- Developmental speech, language and communication disorders (for example, specific language disability, speech-sound delay, autism spectrum disorder, stuttering)
- Voice disorders (for example, spasmodic dysphonia, laryngectomy)
- Unexplained acquired voice or speech disorders
Nationally recognized expertise
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., is ranked highly performing for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic Children's Center in Rochester is ranked the No. 1 hospital in Minnesota, and the five-state region of Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2021-2022 "Best Children's Hospitals" rankings.
March 08, 2022