Speech Therapy

Comprehensive Services

Winchester Hospital provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment of communication disorders, swallowing and voice disorders.

Speech, language, voice and swallowing disorders commonly occur in association with other diagnoses such as:
  • Stroke
  • Parkinson disease
  • Brain tumors or injuries
  • Other neurological conditions
  • Cancer of head/neck/throat areas
  • Developmental disorders in children
Conditions that our staff routinely treat include:
  • Dysphagia (swallowing problems)
  • Aphasia
  • Dysarthria
  • Cognitive linguistic disorders
  • Vocal nodules and polyps
  • Articulation disorders and lisps
  • Speech delay
  • Developmental dyspraxia
  • Specific language disorder
  • Pervasive developmental disorders
  • Autism
  • Dysfluency (stuttering)

Speech Services for Children and Adults

Outpatient speech services for children are offered at the Family Medical Center, 500 Salem Street, Route 62, in Wilmington. Get directions.

Outpatient speech therapy for adults is provided at Baldwin Park I, 12 Alfred Street in Woburn. Get directions.

Inpatient Services

Inpatient services at Winchester Hospital’s main campus include bedside and clinical swallowing evaluations, video swallow studies in x-ray, and speech and language assessments for treatment planning.

Coverage is provided five days a week for inpatient speech and swallow consults.

How to Reach Us

To schedule a speech therapy appointment for a child, please call Caren Levesque at 978-988-6030. A doctor’s order is needed and can be faxed to 978-657-7467.

To schedule an appointment for adults at Baldwin Park I, please call Rosemary Lewis at 781-756-2384. A doctor’s order is needed and can be faxed to 781-756-7045.

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Volunteer Opportunities

At Winchester Hospital, adult, junior and college student volunteers serve in a wide variety of roles, providing essential assistance to patients, employees and visitors.

Exceptional Nurses

Winchester Hospital was the first community hospital in Massachusetts to earn Magnet recognition, which recognizes quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice.