What is Augmentative Speech Therapy?

Category: Lifestyle Modifications

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If augmentative and/or alternative communication is needed, a speech therapist will be involved in devising the best plan for the individual involved.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Difficulty speaking (dysarthria) 2 0
Slurred speech 2 0
Atrophy of soft palate muscles 1 0
Hoarseness 1 0
Improve communication 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Augmentative Speech Therapy

Dosage Patients
1other as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Augmentative Speech Therapy

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
See 1 patient who's stopped using Augmentative Speech Therapy

Duration

Currently using Augmentative Speech Therapy

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped using Augmentative Speech Therapy

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Augmentative Speech Therapy.