Verbal communication represents a key part of our existence. Various conditions make it hard for some to communicate. Speech-Language Pathologists receive special training to evaluate and treat adults and children, improving their communication and expanding their world. McLeod Health offers inpatient and outpatient speech therapy programs.
A speech pathologist treats these diagnoses:
Pediatric Speech Therapy services provide developmental intervention for children who do not demonstrate age-appropriate speech, language and swallowing skills.
Jan is a 1993 graduate of East Carolina University and a 1996 graduate of North Carolina Central University where she received a Master’s degree in Communication Disorders. Her clinical background includes acute care, and inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation. Jan’s special interests include neurogenic communication disorders and adult dysphagia. She is certified in VitalStim therapy, and Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT LOUD). Jan joined McLeod Rehabilitation Services in 2004.