North Shore Center for Speech, Language & Swallowing Disorders specializes in correction of the following disorders:
Oral Stage Dysphagia Oral-pharyngeal
Stage Dysphagia Pharyngeal Stage Dysphagia
Evaluation and Identification of:
• Cricopharyngeal Dysfunction
• Esophageal Dysphagia
• Laryngeal-pharyngeal Reflux
• Structural Anomalies
• Zenker’s Diverticulum
Behavioral Feeding Disorders
Oral Stage Dysphagia
Oro-pharyngeal Stage Dysphagia
Pharyngeal Stage Dysphagia
“Picky Eaters”
Sensory Based Feeding Disorders
And Identification of:
• Reflux
• Esophageal Dysphagia
• Structural Anomalies
North Shore Center for Speech, Language & Swallowing Disorders
585 Stewart Ave, Suite 310
Garden City, NY 11530
PHONE (516) 627-3036
FAX (516) 627-6741

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At North Shore Center for Speech, Language & Swallowing Disorders each client receives a comprehensive feeding and swallowing evaluation. We provide clinical assessments as well as modified barium swallow studies and/or fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing studies in order to diagnose disorders and develop individualized treatment plans to improve swallowing functions. Our goal is to ensure that clients will be able to safely and effectively tolerate minimally restrictive diets. Therapy is provided 1-5 times per week for 30, 45 or 60 minute sessions depending on each client’s need. A one-way mirror is utilized in each treatment room to facilitate family participation.

The following treatment techniques are provided:
• Adaptive equipment such as cups, spoons, bottles, straws that can facilitate safe and effective eating and swallowing.
• Behavioral feeding
• Frazier water protocol
• Nutritional consultation
• Caregiver/parent/patient education and counseling
• Surface electro-myography (SEMG) used for biofeedback
• Sensory stimulation therapy
• Therapeutic muscular exercise to strengthen the muscles used for swallowing
• Training of compensatory feeding/swallowing postures/strategies
• Vital-stim - swallowing therapy
• Neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES)

North Shore Center for Speech, Language & Swallowing Disorders accepts referrals from physicians and other healthcare professionals. We provide with a thorough follow-up report regarding each client’s initial and ongoing progress. For additional information, or to make an appointment, call: (516) 627-3036 or e-mail us at info@NSCSpeechSwallow.com.