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, such as speech therapy and swallowing therapy, for
adults with speech disorders, language disorders, cognitive disorders, voice disorders 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 email@example.com to schedule an outpatient evaluation.
The Valley Hospital's utpatient rehabilitation 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.
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 speech therapy 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
Directions to the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, located at 505 Goffle Road, Ridgewood
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.