Speech Therapy

St. Elizabeth offers both inpatient and outpatient speech therapy services.

Speech Therapy

CHI Health St. Elizabeth provides complete diagnostic and therapeutic speech therapy services offered on an inpatient and outpatient basis. Our one-to-one interactions and individualized treatment helps our patients recover quickly. Our services are designed to maximize each patient’s cognitive, communicative and swallowing abilities. Our speech-language pathologists are certified by the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association, licensed by the state of Nebraska and hold masters degrees.

Areas of Expertise

  • Stroke rehabilitation
    • Receptive aphasia
    • Expressive aphasia
    • Dysarthria
    • Dysphagia
  • Voice Disorders
    • Hoarseness
    • Breathiness
    • Rough or scratchy voice
    • Harshness
    • Pain while speaking
    • Decreased pitch range
  • Vocal fatigue with prolonged use
  • Pediatric dysphagia
  • Adult dysphagia
  • Modified Barium Swallow studies/Videofluoroscopic Swallow studies 
    • Patient instructions prior to study
  • Laryngectomy and other head and neck cancer rehabilitation
    • Lymphedema