Speech-language pathologists evaluate and treat children and adults with speech, language, cognitive and swallowing disorders.
Speech-language pathologists work closely with doctors trained in brain and nervous system conditions (neurologists); ear, nose and throat conditions (otorhinolaryngologists); rehabilitation concerns (physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists); children's medical conditions (pediatricians, pediatric neurologists, craniofacial team experts); and others to provide your care.
Conditions and symptoms
- Apraxia of speech, including childhood apraxia of speech
- Cognitive disorders associated with acquired brain injury, stroke and dementia
- Craniofacial disorders (e.g., cleft lip and palate)
- Developmental speech, language and communication disorders (e.g., specific language disability, speech sound delay, autism, stuttering)
- Voice disorders (e.g., spasmodic dysphonia, laryngectomy)
- Unexplained acquired voice or speech disorders
Nationally recognized expertise
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery.