Affiliate Highlight: Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions Center for Communication Disorders (RMUoHP-CCD)
We’re continuing with our affiliate highlight series, this time turning our eye to Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions Center for Communication Disorders (RMUoHP-CCD) in Provo, Utah.
What Makes Rocky Mountain University Unique?
The practice I work for is a pro bono university clinic.
Great Success Stories
I recently began working with a former attorney and orator who acquired aphasia after suffering a stroke. He has worked hard with his previous therapists, despite a tentative prognosis, to regain a functional level of communication for his daily activities.
Since we have started working with him at RMUoHP, we have learned he strongly desires to improve his study skills. We highly value communication skills that are important to our clients, so we are working with him to improve communication modalities that will specifically help him to be more effective in his studies. Because of this gentleman’s past and present involvement with other locals who have aphasia, we are hopeful to team with him to reach others in the community. Through this, we intend to launch a treatment and support group for locals with aphasia.
They Love What They Do
I love the cooperative and open-minded atmosphere. Our faculty is constantly seeking ways to serve our clients and to improve our services.
Services and Support Groups
We offer individualized treatment for adults and children with communication and swallowing disorders. As a clinical instructor, I primarily focus on clients who have aphasia, acquired apraxia of speech, cognitive communication disorders, various types of dysarthria, and swallowing disorders. We are in the process of planning and developing a support group/group treatment setup for persons with aphasia. We also offer fiberoptic endoscopic swallowing evaluation (FEES) and videostroboscopy.
Special Services for Caregivers
Not yet but hopefully in the future.
All of our services are free!
Do you live in the Provo, Utah area? Contact the Rocky Mountain University for speech services and support groups.
We’re spending 2018 highlighting our affiliates in order to make it easier for caregivers to find services for their loved ones.