Speech Language Disorders


Aphasia, sometimes called dysphasia, is a complex acquired neurological disorder which is caused by damage to the portions of the brain that are responsible for language. Read more about Aphasia.


Apraxia is a general term used to describe a wide range of medical conditions that are characterized by an inability to perform complex movements. Read more about Apraxia.


Dysarthria occurs when the part of the brain that controls speech production is damaged. When this happens, the muscles needed to make certain sounds may become weak or paralyzed. Read more about Dysarthria.


Stuttering is the condition in which the flow of speech is broken by abnormal pauses (no sound), repetitions (st-st-stuttering), or prolongations (ssssstuttering) of sounds and syllables. Read more about Stuttering.

Head and Neck Cancer

The Division of Speech Pathology is part of the multi-disciplinary chemo-radiation team at Strong Memorial Hospital. We provide speech/voice and swallowing services to chemo-radiation patients. Read more about Services for Head and Neck Cancer Patients.

Contact Us

To be seen by one of our speech pathologists, you will need a referral. You or your physician can call
(585) 758-5730 to schedule an appointment.

For inpatient questions, please call (585) 275-8493. Our office hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.