Speech Therapy Services

Speech therapy helps patients who are struggling in all areas of speech, language, swallowing, communication, and voice disorders. At Trinity Rehabilitation & Wellness located in Cary, North Carolina, speech-language pathologist Christina Buchanan, MS, CCC-SLP, and her team offer personalized treatment to help improve adult patients’ speech quality and function. To explore how speech therapy can help you, call the office or book an in-person or telehealth appointment online today.

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Frequently Ask Questions.

Speech therapy helps people improve their ability to functionally and effectively communicate  needs, feelings and ideas clearly is a vital component of daily life. Adult speech therapy also assesses and treats beyond the scope of cognitive communication. 

Speech therapists, also known as speech-language pathologists (SLPs), are also experts at helping patients who are having difficulties with a variety of speech and language disorders. These include:

  • Expressive language disorder
  • Apraxia of speech
  • Dysarthria
  • Articulation disorders
  • Resonance disorders
  • Stutter
  • Receptive language disorders
  • Stroke
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Dementia

Trinity Rehabilitation & Wellness provides professional speech therapy services to adults who experience problems with their communication skills and other areas of head and neck function.

Speech therapy helps improve the way your lips and tongue move to produce sounds. In addition to this crucial element of speech therapy, it’s also highly beneficial for people with dysphagia (difficulties swallowing), problems eating, and cognitive-linguistic issues, where your thought processes impact your speech.

The team evaluates your verbal and nonverbal communication skills, including the clarity and quality of your speech. Then, they work with you to create a treatment plan focusing on improving areas where you’re having problems.

The treatments the speech therapists use are highly effective. In addition to improving speech disorders, they help increase your confidence and regain your independence.

Trinity Rehabilitation & Wellness provides patient-focused treatments for a comprehensive range of speech disorders. The therapies used in your case depend on your specific problems with speech, vocalization, or swallowing. Treatment sessions usually last 30-60 minutes. They may take place in-person or through telehealth. 

Adult speech therapy may involve activities that improve your cognitive communication, such as problem-solving and memory exercises. Your speech therapist can also improve your conversation skills, so you feel happier talking to people in social situations.

Examples of techniques used in speech therapy are:

  • Exercises to help you produce certain sounds and improve the fluency of your speech
  • Exercises to help improve swallowing, breathing, and voice quality
  • Exercises that help you differentiate between individual sounds and syllables
  • Development of communication through things like sign language and computer-assisted speech