The Speech Therapy Department works with patients who have speech and swallowing problems.
Patients learn to retrain muscles to do the work of those which were damaged by illness or disease.
Patients of the Speech Therapy Department may be in the Avera St. Mary's Hospital, Maryhouse long-term care facility, Transitional Care Unit, or on an outpatient basis. Avera St. Mary's speech therapists use a variety of treatments to assist the patient in recovery.
Avera St. Mary's Speech Therapy Department is located on the fourth floor of the North Building.
Large windows provide an open view of Griffin Park and the Missouri River. Access to this department can be gained from Avera St. Mary's main entrance/lobby. Patient/visitor parking is available in the north parking lot between Avera St. Mary's and Sioux Avenue, on Dakota Avenue, and other surrounding parking lots and streets.