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Mid Coast Hospital
Speech & Language Therapy

Speech therapy focuses on language, voice and speech disorders as well as the mechanics of swallowing and cognitive functioning.

Our Speech Pathologists

Our highly skilled, compassionate team of speech pathologists provides rehabilitation services both in the acute care setting and at our outpatient facility located at 310 Bath Road, one mile east of Cook’s Corner in Brunswick.

What Does a Speech Pathologist Do?

At Mid Coast Hospital, speech pathologists evaluate, diagnose, and treat speech, language, cognitive-communication and swallowing disorders in individuals of all ages, from children to the elderly.

Our therapists:

  • Help patients improve communication skills
  • Help patients improve swallowing abilities
  • Assist patients with augmentative communication (speech generating devices and symbol-adapted software)
  • Provide patient/family/caregiver education

Our Speech Therapy Programs Include:


For more information about us please call 373-6175.

 

Our Background
Speech pathologists are skilled professionals whose education includes intensive study of human development, social/behavioral sciences, and psychology. They are educated in the study of human communication, its development, and its disorders.

Speech pathologists study:

  • Linguistics
  • Phonetics
  • Human Anatomy (Body structure)
  • Semantics

Our Credentials
All of our speech pathologists have graduated from fully accredited colleges and universities. Qualified pathologists have master’s or doctoral degrees and have completed supervised postgraduate clinical work.

Speech pathologists are licensed by the State of Maine and are required to maintain their Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) with the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA). They stay current in their area of practice through completion of annual continuing education.