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Speech Therapy

Treatment for Speech & Swallowing Disorders in Paris, IL

Speech therapy at Horizon Health includes evaluation and treatment of patients experiencing difficulty with speech, language, voice, swallowing, and other conditions. Speech therapy services encompass both inpatient and outpatient evaluations and treatment for a variety of conditions related to speech, language, voice swallowing, memory, and cognition.

These include deficits related to acquired conditions, like a stroke, traumatic brain injury, Parkinson's disease, and dementia, as well as developmental differences in children, such as speech/language delays, autism, and other genetic and birth conditions.

Additionally, modified barium swallow studies are performed in conjunction with the radiology department.

Conditions treated include:

  • Developmental speech and language disorders
  • Deficits due to stroke (or stroke-related deficits)
  • Stuttering
  • Cognitive deficits
  • Voice disorders
  • Swallowing disorders

Request an appointment: Call (217) 466-4244 or request an appointment online in your patient portal.
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday – 7:30 am - 4 pm


Parkinson's Therapy

Brenda Stevens, speech-language pathologist, and Annie Barrett, doctor of physical therapy, discuss Parkinson's disease and therapy. They explain the disease and helpful programs, including offered at Horizon Health.

Speech Therapy & Child Development

Brenda Stevens, speech-language pathologist, discusses child speech development. When should your child start saying words? Do schools do screening?

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