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Speech Therapist working with child paitent
Tomah Health certified speech therapist Madeline Kennedy, M.S, C.C.C./S.L.P, left, using a mirror as part of articulation therapy with patient Sophia during a recent speech therapy appointment. The mirror helps Sophia see the movements of her mouth and tongue placement when saying different words or phrases.

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


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
  • Voice Abuse or Trauma
  • 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

For more information on our Parkinson’s Support Group, contact Tomah Health staff: 2023 Parkinson’s Support Group Flier

Guest Speakers for the Parkinson’s Support Group Include:

    • July: No meeting due to the Fourth of July
    • August – Falls and Movement with Parkinson’s Disease – Sheena Voge, Physical Therapist at Tomah Health
    • September – 2 Breakout Discussions – One for caregivers and one for individuals with Parkinson’s
    • October – Nutritional Benefits with Parkinson’s –Registered Dietician Joan Kortbein
    • November – Tomah Health Pharmacy Presentation

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