Speech Therapy

If you’re experiencing problems with speech, language or other issues with jaw movement, cancer speech therapy at Saint Vincent Hospital can offer a treatment plan that’s right for you. Our STAR-certified speech-language pathologists offer comprehensive evaluations and individualized treatment plans for both prehabilitation (before cancer treatment) and rehabilitation (during and after cancer treatment).

Our cancer speech therapy program can help if you:

  • Are experiencing speech and language problems
  • Have difficulties eating and swallowing 
  • Have limited jaw movement/opening
  • Are having trouble with your memory or concentration
  • Are having trouble forming words
  • Need artificial larynx training
  • Have trouble with vocal quality

Our Speech and Language Pathologists

Matthew Frederick, M.S., CCC-SLP, Lead Speech-Language Pathologist, received his master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Worcester State University in Worcester, Massachusetts. He has been working in the acute hospital/outpatient setting for 6 years. He has interest in objective swallow studies, cancer rehabilitation, manual therapy techniques, neurological conditions and voice disorders.

Alicia Frigone, M.S., CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist, received her master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from University of South Florida in Tampa. She has been working in the acute hospital/ outpatient setting for 14 years. She has interest in objective swallow studies, cancer rehabilitation, and critical care.

Learn More

To learn more about speech therapy at Saint Vincent Hospital or to schedule an appointment, please give us a call at (508) 363-6805.