Speech Therapy and Training NYC - NY Otoalryngology Group

Speech therapy/training may include:

Speech and communication exercises to address:

  • Articulation
  • Word and sentence stress, including rhythm and pausing
  • Intonation
  • Speech rate variations
  • Eye contact
  • Postures and gestures
  • Communication strategies to compensate for limited areas of speech
  • Problem solving strategies for addressing communication breakdowns
  • Blending acquired skills into the patient’s work and social settings

Speech therapy for people who stutter:

  • Practice fluency techniques
  • Practice stuttering modification (reduce the strength of the stutter)
  • Learn about stuttering and about your own way of stuttering
  • Discuss thoughts and feelings about stuttering

Accent modification:

  • Practice articulation, stress, intonation, and overall fluency
  • Compare speech patterns between your first language/dialect and Standard American English
  • Compare communication styles between cultures
  • Compare culture-based attitudes that may affect communication

Public speaking training:

  • Maintain eye contact, appropriate speech rate and loudness level
  • Build confidence
  • Understand the target audience
  • Prepare for a specific speaking event