Communication & Swallowing Disorders 

heaman1 Communication – the process of being able to understand and be understood – is something most of us take for granted.  Communication disabilities are the result of problems with: speech, using and understanding language, voice, fluency, hearing, reading or writing. 

The following is a list of communication or swallowing disorders treated by Heaman Communication Services.  Click on an example for more information:







Aphasia (a.k.a. dysphasia )

Childhood Apraxia of Speech. (verbal apraxia, developmental apraxia of speech, or verbal dyspraxia)

Apraxia in Adults (a.k.a. apraxia of speech, verbal apraxia, dyspraxia)

Dysphagia (swallowing disorder)

Cognitive-Communication Disorders






“His therapist is very encouraging and makes my son feel proud of his progress and of the work he does. I am so happy with the therapist – she always had time to answer any questions and explain anything. She is friendly, very knowledgeable, respectful and kind. She is excellent in her dealings with my son. She is able to make the sessions fun, to motivate my son and to make him feel OK about needing therapy.”

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