Specialized outpatient speech therapy to support your journey with neurological disease
We provide outpatient speech, language, cognition, and swallowing services in your home, in office or via telehealth for the most functional, effective, and convenient interventions to support you and your loved ones throughout Ohio.
Speech & Language
Improve your speech, expressive and/or receptive language skills through functional, and meaningful rehabilitative tasks in your own home.
Enjoy your favorite foods and drinks again with strategies and rehabilitation to ensure safety and reduce worry during meals.
Recover or maintain your thinking skills through personalized, patient-centered interventions to increase independence within your everyday life.
Why choose Polaris Speech?
What makes us different from other outpatient speech therapy practices?
Personalized Care at Home
We help support your needs in the most important and functional place, your home. Either through home therapy or telehealth, we collaborate with you to focus on your goals using an evidence-based life participation model.
Our therapists have 15+ years of experience working with people who have had strokes, brain injuries, Parkinson's Disease, and other diagnoses. They hold multiple certifications and specialize in adult neurological intervention and orofacial myofunctional therapy throughout the lifespan.
You and your loved ones are at the center of our care. We support your whole network through therapy, education and local resources in order to best facilitate your care and recovery throughout your journey with neurological disease.
We are in-network with Medicare, Anthem Insurance, provide out-of-network services for other insurance plans and offer private pay options.
Social Communication Groups
Polaris Speech's Social-Communication Groups provides an engaging environment to support your cognitive-communication skills. Whether you've had a stroke, brain injury or have Dementia, Parkinson's Disease, or any other neurological disorder, you're welcome to come, relax and participate in our wellness programs to stimulate cognition and utilize strategies for clear speech. Each week is facilitated by either a Speech-Language Pathologist for Music Therapist to encourage growth and support of your cognitive-communication skills.
Join our PPC and SEE hope in PD!
The Polaris Parkinson's Community is a FREE virtual group for Support, Education, and Exercise. Meet like-minded individuals with Parkinson's Disease to share, learn and strengthen our lungs, voices, and minds in this positive environment. Contact Amy at email@example.com or call 330.227.4656 to find out more.
Amy Larocca, MA, CCC-SLP is the owner and lead Speech-Language Pathologist at Polaris Speech & Neurological Rehabilitation. She brings 15 years of clinical and teaching experience to her patients and specializes in treating patients with neurological diseases and orofacial myofunctional disorders. She provides evidence-based, patient and family-centered care. Additionally, she helps to connect you to resources, online and throughout Northeast Ohio, to support your quality of life..