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Speech-Language Pathology

Speech therapy focuses on evaluation and treatment for all ages as it pertains to speech, language, swallowing and cognition.

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Our speech-language pathologists provide treatment for patients who have experienced or are experiencing any of the following:

  • Stroke (Aphasia)
  • Traumatic injury or accident
  • Swallowing problems and disorders (Dysphagia)
  • Speech and language delay or disorder
  • Dysarthria
  • Cognitive-linguistic impairment
  • Stuttering
  • Apraxia
  • Parkinson's Disease (LSVT LOUD certified)*
  • Huntington's Chorea
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Autism
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Alzheimer's disease and dementias
  • Hearing loss
  • Multiple sclerosis and muscular dystrophy
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

Whether it’s a patient dealing with the after-effects of a stroke, or a young child needing assistance in reaching language milestones, the speech-language pathologists at Tomah Health will identify activities to strengthen areas of weakness and work one-on-one to help each patient achieve their communication goals.

Contact us at (608) 377-8354

 

Parkinson's Support Group

Tomah Health's Parkinson’s support group meets the first Tuesday of each month to provide support for patients and family members, treatment options and social time.

For more information on our Parkinson's Support Group, contact Tomah Health staff:

  • Kristen Gerke, Speech-Language Pathologist at 608.377.8353 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Michelle Goldsmith, Occuptional Therapy Assistant at 608.377.8347 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Julie Anderson, RN at 608.377.8781 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 

 

 

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