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Speech-Language Pathology Rehabilitation Services

East Cooper Medical Center Speech-Language Pathologists perform evaluations and treatments of infants through adults with disorders involving swallowing, oral feeding, cognitive-communication, speech, language, and voice.

Speech-Language Pathologists at ECMC have master’s degrees, hold American Speech-Language hearing Association (ASHA) certificates of Clinical Competence and are licensed by the South Carolina Department of Mental Health and Hygiene.

Team Approach

We collaborate with your health team of physicians and providers to help you achieve the best possible results. If your doctor recommends occupational therapy, physical therapy, and/or the neurological day program we can coordinate these services to make it as convenient for you as possible.

Services offered for neonates and infants:

  • We offer an oral feeding assessment and intervention through the use of specialized feeding tools, techniques, and training of parents and caregivers.

Services offered for adults:

  • Dysphagia (Swallow disorder)
  • Modified Barium Swallow Studies
  • Aphasia
  • Cognitive-communication disorders
  • Apraxia
  • Dysarthria
  • Oral-motor dysfunction
  • Voice Disorders
  • Vital Stim
  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication
  • Neurological Rehabilitation Day Program (in conjunction with Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapist, and Patient Access Coordinators)

Speech Therapists

Photo of Jo Ann J. Fisher MBA, MS, CCC-SLP

Jo Ann J. Fisher MBA, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathology Supervisor

Jo Ann moved to Mt. Pleasant nine years ago from Annapolis, Maryland. She specializes in neuro rehabilitation and feeding and swallowing disorders. Prior to moving to South Carolina, Jo Ann worked on a rehabilitation unit with patients who had sustained an acquired or traumatic brain injury. She has a Master’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Vermont and an MBA from Western Governors University.

Jo Ann enjoys spending time with her daughter Addyson. She and her husband Greg spend most of their free time on the water racing sailboats and have won multiple national and world championships.

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