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






“The one-on-one the therapist has with my son; her gentle, caring way and her precise way of dealing with my son. Also during the summer vacation being able to participate in the sessions. My son was the narrator for the school play in June. He came such a long way with his problem, from that to being the narrator was more progress than I’ve expected.”

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