Speech & Language Therapy  

From communication disorders to problems with swallowing, the UNM Health System’s Department of Speech-Language Pathology can help.

We see patients of all ages—infants to seniors. Our knowledgeable staff bring decades of experience to your care. Using state-of-the-art practices, we work closely with many other UNM Health clinics to ensure the highest quality care.

We advocate for our patients and educate you on how to reach your goals.

Conditions, Treatments and Services  

We offer inpatient and outpatient care for a range of conditions that affect speech and language, including:

  • Head and neck cancer
  • Laryngectomy management and care (voice restoration, tracheoesophageal speech)
  • Pediatric cleft lip or palate
  • Tracheostomy care and management
  • Trismus, or lockjaw
  • Velopharyngeal incompetence/insufficiency
  • Vocal disorders
  • Augmentative communication
  • Aphasia
  • Apraxia
  • Cognitive impairmentsDevelopmental speech and language
  • Dysarthria
  • Neuromuscular facial retraining
  • Swallowing disorders
  • Clinical feeding and swallowing
  • Vocal cord dysfunction
  • Speech valve evaluations for tracheostomy patients on and off ventilator

Make an Appointment

To schedule an appointment, call 505-272-4866.