Speech Therapy

Speech Language Pathologists serve patients with a wide variety of communication, cognitive, and swallowing disorders.  Each speech-language pathologist (SLP) has completed a master’s degree program at an accredited university, a nine-month clinical fellowship, is certified by the American Speech and Hearing Association, and holds Texas state licensure.

Why Choose Us…

  • Through West Texas Rehab’s continuing education program, we have SLP's who have received advanced training, including:
  • Scale and Vital/Stim therapy for swallowing disorders
  • Hospital credentialing to perform outpatient video fluoroscopic swallowing evaluations 
  • Training to provide support and therapy to restore verbal communication skills to patients who have undergone laryngectomy
  • Certified LSVT- LOUD for Parkinson’s patients
  • Cochlear Implant Advanced Training

Areas We Treat…

  • Articulation/language problems
  • Stroke
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Dementia
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Cognitive/memory/comprehension deficit
  • Aural Rehabilitation
  • Voice disorder
  • Swallowing disorder
  • Laryngectomy
  • Stuttering

Self Referral - Direct Access: 

Frequently asked questions about Direct Access

Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Friday, 8:00 am- 5:00 pm


  • Abilene - 325-793-3542
  • San Angelo - 325-223-6300
  • Ozona - 325-392-9872


SPEAK OUT!® & The LOUD Crowd®

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West Texas Rehabilitation Center in San Angelo is pleased to offer a two-part speech therapy program to help individuals with Parkinson’s regain and maintain effective communication: SPEAK OUT!® followed by The LOUD Crowd®.  

SPEAK OUT!® places emphasis on speaking with intent and converting speech from an automatic function to an intentional act. Together, patients and their speech-language pathologist work through a series of speech, voice, and cognitive exercises outlined in a SPEAK OUT!® Workbook.  

Upon completion of SPEAK OUT!®, patients transition to The LOUD Crowd®. This maintenance program consists of weekly group sessions led by a speech-language pathologist. The SPEAK OUT!® exercises are performed, and group members provide support, encouragement, and accountability to one another.  

Participation in The LOUD Crowd®, along with daily home practice and six-month re-evaluations, has been shown to help patients maintain their communication skills throughout the progression of Parkinson’s.

For more information about SPEAK OUT!® and The LOUD Crowd® visit www.ParkinsonVoiceProject.org or to schedule a speech evaluation call 325-223-6304.

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