Speech-Language Pathology

Speech therapy is a rehabilitative therapy that assists individuals with speech, language, hearing, cognitive and swallowing disorders.
Skilled speech therapy services at Jenkins Living Center are provided by:

Andrea Vosberg - MA, CCC-SLP

Andrea graduated from the University of South Dakota with a Master of Arts degree in Speech-Language Pathology/Communications Disorders. Andrea is a member of the American Speech-Hearing Association and the South Dakota Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Her background experience includes: instructor/supervisor and Program Director of the Communication Disorder’s Department at Northern State University in Aberdeen, S.D.; Speech/Language Pathologist in school and skilled nursing facility settings. Andrea is certified in Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) a treatment program for those with Neurological disorders, with a specialty in Parkinson Disease.

At Jenkins Living Center, speech therapy focuses on:

  • Improving speech/language expression and/or comprehension
  • Speech reading skills
  • Establishing functional communication skills
  • Safe swallow function
  • Improving oral motor skills for more accurate speech production
  • Voice disorders
  • Social communication