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Mailing Address:
The Valley Hospital
223 N. Van Dien Avenue
Ridgewood, NJ 07450

Valley Center for Speech-Language Pathology

 

The Valley Center for Speech-Language Pathology, a program that's part of The Valley Hospital Outpatient Rehabilitation Medicine Department, offers a wide variety of diagnostic and treatment services for adults with speech, language, cognitive, voice or swallowing disorders. The staff treats individuals in both inpatient and outpatient settings who have difficulties resulting from stroke, brain injury, head and neck cancer, and other neurological diseases.  Services are provided by six speech-language Pathologists who hold Master's Degrees and New Jersey Licenses and Certificates of Clinical Competence from The American Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (ASHA).


Hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Evening appointments are available upon request.

Once you have a prescription, please call (201) 447-8131 or email us at webinfo@valleyhealth.com to schedule an outpatient evaluation.

Outpatient services are provided at the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at 505 Goffle Road, Ridgewood, NJ.  Directions are listed at the bottom of this page.  Inpatient services are provided at The Valley Hospital at 223 North Van Dien Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ. 

 

 Our Approach:

Valley speech-language pathologists help patients improve speech, language, cognitive, and swallowing abilities so they can return to work, resume their daily activities, and most importantly, speak well.  Special x-ray procedures are available for those with swallowing problems, and the department uses computerized technology to help adults speak more effectively. Special services are available for people who stutter or would like to reduce the intensity of an accent. The following disorders are commonly treated at the Center:

Communication and swallowing disorders that are commonly treated at the Center include:

  • Swallowing/Dysphagia Impairment
  • Aphasia/Language Disorders
  • Voice Disorders
  • Dysarthria/Slurred Speech
  • Cognitive-Linguistic Impairments
  • Memory Impairments
  • Executive Functioning Impairments
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Bell’s Palsy/Electrical Stimulation
  • Tongue Thrust
  • Communication after Tracheostomy
  • Communication after Laryngectomy
  • Neuromotor Speech Disorder
  • Hearing Impairment
  • Accent Remediation

The services listed above are offered as inpatient and outpatient services.

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Directions to the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, located at 505 Goffle Road, Ridgewood

505 goffle

From Route 287
Take Route 287 to the Franklin Lakes/Route 208 South exit. Continue on Route 208 for 5.2 miles. Take the second Goffle Road exit towards Midland Park/Ridgewood. The Center is located one-half mile down the road on your right at 505 Goffle Road.

From Route 4 West
Take Route 4 West until it divides into Oakland/Route 208 North. Follow Route 208 North approximately 4 miles to the first Goffle Road exit towards Midland Park/Ridgewood. The Center is located one-half mile down the road on your right at 505 Goffle Road.

From the New Jersey Turnpike
Take the Turnpike to Route 80 West. Take Route 80 local to Route 17 North. Take Route 17 to Route 4 West. Follow directions From Route 4 West written above. The Center is located one-half mile down the road on your right at 505 Goffle Road.

From Garden State Parkway
Take the Parkway to Route 4 West. Follow signs for Route 4 West. Follow directions from Route 4 West written above. The Center is located one-half mile down the road on your right at 505 Goffle Road.

 

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