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Outpatient Services New Britain General campus
(860) 224-5011

Bradley Memorial campus
(860) 276-5000

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Speech therapy

New Britain General campus: (860) 224-5121
Bradley Memorial campus, Southington: (860) 276-5305

The Hospital of Central Connecticut's speech-language pathologists (SLPs) work with patients who have suffered strokes, traumatic brain injuries, cancer and neurological impairments. They also work in the neonatal intensive care unit with children who have trouble with feeding/swallowing.

SLPs evaluate and treat problems with:

  • Swallowing problems including dysphagia

  • Cognitive problems including:
    • Memory loss (new memory loss, not progressive memory loss secondary to aging)
    • Poor reasoning, insight, problem solving
    • Trouble focusing/paying attention
    • Decreased safety

  • Speech/Language problems including:
    • Trouble expressing oneself
    • Difficulty understanding what others are saying (not related to hearing loss)
    • Slurred speech
    • Change in mental status
    • New onset of trouble reading/writing (not related to weakness)

  • Voice problems, including weak/breathy, hoarse, rough or strained voice; or unable to produce audible voicing or cough