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Speech Language Pathology

Clinical focus
We offer unique services in association with Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre. The thrust areas of services have evolved depending on the needs of the population served, skills available and placement as a part of the medical centre serving rural and suburban population. The specialty clinics involve interaction with multidisciplinary teams including plastic surgeons, ENT surgeons, paediatricians, psychologists, neurologists, neonatologists etc. 

The routine clinical units and specialty clinics for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes include the following: 

Speech and language clinical services:
  • Speech and language evaluation (perceptual and instrumental such as stroboscopy, endoscopy, voice analysis, etc,)
  • Speech and language therapy for individuals with intellectual disability, autism, attention deficit hyperactive disorder, cerebral palsy, stroke, etc.
  • Bedside speech, language and swallowing evaluation
  • Oro- facial & speech sound disorder clinic (Cleft lip and palate)
  • Voice  clinic
  • Stuttering management and support group
  • Neurogenic communication disorders
  • Feeding and swallowing disorders across lifespan
  • Child development unit
  • Group therapy for individuals with language disorders
  • Speech and language services at Vidya Sudha, Sri Ramachandra Learning centre for children with special needs
Tele-practice and outreach programs for public education, community based services, and camps are also offered.

Research focus
Thrust areas in SLP  
  • Voice and Voice disorders 
  • Community based rehabilitation - Cleft Lip and Plate 
  • Swallowing and swallowing disorders 
  • Neonatal feeding
  • Child language development and disorders
  • Adult language disorders 
  • Neurodevelopmental disorders 
  • Aphasia and post stroke assessment and Management