FAQs: Occupational & Speech Therapy for Adults

Does Emerge treat adults? Yes! We offer speech therapy and occupational therapy for adults. We are happy to announce that we are now in-network for Medicare clients! Do I have to sit at a small table or be in a gym with kids? No. We have various treatment rooms set up...

Dysphonia

Dysphonia is an impairment of the voice and can be caused by various or multiple factors including laryngeal trauma, vocal overuse, medications, reflux, allergies or post-nasal drip, or reduced breath support. Some symptoms include a voice that sounds hoarse, raspy,...

Games for Expanding Language Skills

One of our favorite ways to support language development during the preschool years up through the school years is through game play! We know that children are more engaged and motivated when they are having a good time, and luckily there are many games we can use....

Aphasia

Aphasia is a language impairment that usually occurs after a stroke or other brain injury. It can cause difficulty with speaking, understanding language, reading, and/or writing. Aphasia may present differently in different people, but it does not affect...

Video Modeling

Video Modeling: Images and Video Footage to Teach Social Skills, and How I Can Help Therapists at Emerge so often hear parents voice this goal: for their child to form lasting friendships and experience approval from and positive interactions with their classmates or...