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Speech Therapy

Individuals experiencing the physical effects of an injury or medical condition may benefit from physical, occupational or speech therapy services, or a combination of the three. We are here to help you return to maximum independence.

Speech Therapy provides evaluations and treatment of swallowing disorders, cognitive disorders and speech/language and voice problems resulting from strokes, head injuries, respiratory issues, and other medical complications.



Our services can assist those struggling with:

  • Vocal loudness or sound quality
  • Speaking or understanding speech
  • Memory
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Concussion Symptoms
  • Difficulty or pain with chewing or swallowing
  • Coughing or choking when eating food or drinking liquids



To learn more about outpatient speech therapy, for referral assistance, or to schedule an appointment, call 815.705.7828.


There are all kinds of reasons to choose speech therapy services at Morris Hospital. All of our patients receive one-on-one therapy — never in a group setting — from highly qualified, licensed therapists. Our therapy team stays in touch with your physician to deliver focused, safe and effective care. In addition, our therapists help guide patients through exercises that can be done independently as they continue their progress at home. Our rehabilitation team also includes physical and occupational therapists and athletic trainers should you need additional services.


Our highly qualified therapists have achieved a greater depth of knowledge and skills by achieving specialized certifications. We have speech therapists certified in:


Outpatient speech therapy is provided at:

Convenient parking is available.


Should you need assistance with transportation to one of your therapy appointments, please notify our scheduling representative at the time that you schedule your therapy appointment. We will do our best to connect you with transportation resources that may be available.