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Our Speech Therapists specialize in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of communication disorders. You'll meet with one of our therapists to assess your needs and consult on a treatment plan. Working with you, our experts will work to help improve your capabilities.
Cara is a graduate of Emerson College with a Master's in Speech Science. She has 17 years experience in medically based speech therapy. She has been with Sturdy for 11 years. She is a registered MBSiMP, certified in LSVT LOUD for the treatment of Parkinson's disease, cancer rehabilitation, is a Co-lead Stroke group facilitator, and speaks at community Parkinson's support groups as well. She prides her practice with listening to the patient and caregivers and feels this allows for a true patient/clinician team approach to the problem. She feels this approach gives confidence to her patients in their communication abilities which allows them to start interacting with family and friends again.
Jessica received her B.S. in Biology with a minor in Biochemistry from Fairfield University. She went on to receive a Master of Science in Communication disorders from University of Rhode Island. She has 18 years of experience that ranges from Fairlawn Rehabilitation, RIH/Hasbro, and nursing home facilities. She has been with Sturdy for 7 years and is also a per diem at Kent Hospital. Her focus is swallowing, and swallowing disorders, Motor Speech Disorders, Augmentive and Alternative Communication (AAC), Head and neck cancers, adult speech and language disorders, and cognition. She is the primary Speech Therapist for the Food School.
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