Speech Therapy

Speech therapy involves helping patients with speech, language, comprehension and expression, memory, orientation, thought organization, voice and alternate non-speech communication.

Disorders affecting swallowing are also treated, focusing on safe, oral nutritional intake. To learn more about swallowing disorders, and how they are treated, click here.


  • Functional tasks to improve communication skills or retain thinking
  • Verbal expression, conversation and speech clarity
  • Understanding instructions and conversations
  • Swallowing problems
  • Stroke
  • Neurological injuries
  • Memory, attention and concentration
  • Reading and writing
  • Pediatric speech and language
  • Problems with orientation, cognition or problem-solving

Missouri Quality AwardStage 7 Award RecipientSBJ Dynamic Dozen Award Recipient SBJ Economic Impact Award Recipient Most Wired Award RecipientHospital 417-326-6000
Infocenter 417-328-6010 or 1-888-328-6010
1500 N. Oakland, Bolivar, Missouri 65613