A common misconception is that speech therapy is only for children, but, on the contrary, speech therapy for adults does exist.
Speech Therapy Services
There are many speech therapy services for adults, here are a few:
- Accent Modification
- Public Speaking
- Speaking Disorders
- Stroke Recovery
- Acquired Brain Injury
Adults can be taught at any age to improve their speech or accents. The adult brain is more flexible and open to learning than most people think it is. Although speech therapy is easier when you're young, it is not impossible for adults.
Professional goals can range from many aspects and careers. These goals can be for students or adults in their school-life or work-life. It is important to have these goals to be successful. Because communication is key to every business.
Some speaking goals may be to limit the use of:
- Using too many filler words like “um”, “uh”, or “like”
- Hoarse or breathy voice
- Sounding boring and monotone
- Speaking too quietly
- Going off-topic
- Talking too fast or too slow
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Some personal goals related to speech therapy can be to:
- Gain self-confidence
- Improve a speech disorder
- Articulation disorder
- Resonance disorder
- Improve social skills
- Changing communication style to match the context or needs of the listener
- Following the rules of conversations
- Understanding sarcasm
If you have any questions or would like to learn more about what a speech therapist can do for you, visit our website.