Speech Therapy and Training

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

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During this time, our office remains open with limited scheduling for urgent ENT care only.
Other patients should not be seen, according to guidelines.
Patients with flu like symptoms or fever or known exposure to COVID-19
should go to urgent care or speak to their primary care physician.

Be well and don’t hesitate to reach out to us as needed.
The Staff and Doctors of The New York Otolaryngology Group