Speech/Language Pathology

We offer Speech/Language therapy in both inpatient and outpatient settings. For adults, we specialize in offering therapy to help patients relearn how to communicate: relearn safe swallowing skills: rebuild thinking, memory and problem solving: improve voice production, quality and volume. Speech therapy is done on an individual basis or in a group setting.

In pediatrics,, we evaluate and treat children with a variety of diagnoses, and specialize in offering therapy to help children improve communication skills, social skills, improve voice production, swallowing, and assist with feeding difficulties. Speech therapy is done on an individual basis or in a group setting.

Our goal is to provide our patients with the most innovative treatment options to maximze return of speech,language, cognition, swallowing and/or voice functioning.

Inpatient

Welcome to inpatient speech/language pathology services at Genesis Medical Center, East & West. We specialize in offering therapy to help patients relearn how to talk, read, write and understand language; find alternate ways to communicate; relearn safe swallowing skills; rebuild thinking, memory and problem solving skills to return home and to prevent future problems. In the hospital setting, this is often following injury, illness or surgery.

Special programs offered are:

  • Bedside/clinical swallowing evaluations
  • Functional Swallowing Assessments (cookie swallow test)
  • Vital Stimulation Swallowing Treatment
  • Lee Silverman Voice Therapy
  • Individual approaches to cognitive intervention (memory, thinking, planning, concentration, etc.) for successful daily living.
  • Expertise in the key areas of stroke, brain injury, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease, etc)
  • Tracheotomy communication methods
  • Laryngectomee services including TEP management

Our goal as Genesis Medical Center, Davenport is to provide our patients with the most innovative treatment options to maximize return of speech, language, cognitive, swallowing or voice functioning.

Genesis Medical Center, West Campus
1401 West Central Park
Davenport, Iowa
563-421-1400

Outpatient

Welcome to outpatient speech/language pathology, located at these four different locations throughout the Quad City area. 

  • Bettendorf Medical Park - Maplecrest
  • Bettendorf Medical Park - Go PEDS
  • Genesis Health System - Valley Fair
  • Genesis Medical Center - Dewitt

We specialize in offering therapy to help patients relearn how to communicate; relearn safe swallowing skills; rebuild thinking, memory, and problem solving; improve voice production, quality and volume. Speech therapy is done on an individual basis, or in a group setting.

Special Programs offered are:

  • Voice evaluations and treatment
  • Lee Silvermann voice treatment
  • Expertise in key areas of stroke, and brain injury
  • Certified brain injury specialists
  • Individual approaches to cognitive intervention (memory, thinking, planning, concentration, etc) for daily living
  • Work site evaluations and transitions to return to work, school, or volunteering
  • Woodcock-Johnson testing
  • Bedside/clinical, swallowing or voice functioning

Our goal as Genesis Outpatient Physical Rehabilitation is to provide our patients with the most innovative treatment options to maximize return of speech, language, cognition, swallowing, and/or voice functioning. 

For more information about these programs, call 563-421-3460 Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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