Speech Therapy Admission Criteria

The following are the admission criteria for outpatient and home health care speech therapy services:

  • Articulation problems.
  • Autism.
  • Birth defects such as cleft lip or cleft palate.
  • Chronic hoarseness.
  • Cognitive-communication disorders(intellectual, thinking) or other developmental delays.
  • Expressive disorders.
  • Feeding and swallowing disorders.
  • Fluency disorders.
  • Hearing impairments.
  • Motor planning problems.
  • Receptive disorders.
  • Resonance or voice disorders.
  • Respiratory problems (breathing disorders).
  • Traumatic brain injury.
  • Weak oral muscles.