Services & Programs

We specialize in Neurological Rehabilitation where you and your family are at the center of our care.  Your plan of care will be created with you to best reach your personal goals.  We offer multiple options for you and your loved ones to participate in speech, language, cognition and swallowing services. 

Speech & Language Disorders 

Stroke, Aphasia, Apraxia, Primary Progressive Aphasia or Parkinson's Disease

With neurological disorders, speech, and language can become more challenging. You may experience challenges speaking clearly, finding the right words, or understanding spoken or written words. Speech therapy interventions can improve your speech and language skills.

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Cognition Disorders

Brain Injury, Dementia, Stroke, Parkinson's Disease, or COVID-19

Challenges with cognition can impact your communication, eating, walking, and all aspects of your day-to-day life. Our therapists utilize everyday tasks so that you can succeed in your everyday life. Ask about our life participation approach today.

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Swallowing Disorders

Stroke, Brain Injury, Parkinson's Disease, ALS or Myofunctional Disorders

Difficulty swallowing pills, foods, and liquids can contribute to weight loss, pneumonia, and other complications.  In most cases, simple strategies and strengthening interventions can improve health and safety. Our speech therapists specialize in swallowing assessment and intervention.

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Wellness Services

Wellness visit, Dementia services, Resource assessments, Educational events

Polaris Speech offers many services beyond speech therapy in order to provide a more holistic approach to supporting you and your support systems throughout your journey with neurological disease. Contact us to see how we can support you.

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Orofacial
Myofunctional
Therapy

Snoring, TMJ Pain, Headaches, Chewing Disorders

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Myo Therapy at Polaris Speech is an interdisciplinary approach for adults and children to retrain the muscles in your face and mouth to improve strength and function of the muscles.  This collaborative approach can help reduce sleep apnea, snoring, grinding, and jaw pain as well as improve chewing, eating and drinking.

Specialized Programs

We believe in providing effective and evidenced-based evaluation and therapeutic interventions.  Our therapist has chosen to be certified in and provide the following programming due to the sound theory and research behind these rehabilitation programs. 

Specialized Programs

We believe in providing effective and evidence-based evaluation and therapeutic interventions.  Our therapists have chosen to be certified in and provide the following programming due to the sound theory and research behind these rehabilitation programs. 

SPEAK OUT!® &
LOUD Crowd®

We offer a two-part speech therapy program to help individuals with Parkinson’s regain and maintain effective communication: SPEAK OUT!® followed by The LOUD Crowd®. 

 

SPEAK OUT!® is a 3 day a week program for 4 weeks which places emphasis on speaking with intent and converting speech from an automatic function to an intentional act. The LOUD Crowd® is group maintenance therapy that focuses on maintaining speech clarity in a fun, social environment. 

LSVT LOUD®

Lee Silverman Voice Therapy is an intensive speech therapy program for people with Parkinson's Disease to help increase the volume and clarity of their speech.  

LSVT LOUD is a 4 day a week program for 4 weeks that places emphasis on consistent and precise practice of a LOUD voice to retrain the brain to produce and monitor an effectively loud speaking volume more automatically.

McNeil Dysphagia
Therapy Program

We offer intensive, exercise-based therapy for swallowing deficits to improve the function, coordination and safety while eating and drinking.  This program focuses on the progressive strengthening and refinement of the swallowing process through eating and drinking various textures in a mediated method.