Superior treatment for oral motor, swallowing, cognitive-linguistic, speech, and language disorders.

What We Do

Speech-Language Pathologists diagnose, treat and help to prevent oral motor, swallowing, cognitive-linguistic, speech, and language disorders. Speech Pathologists work with individuals whose oral motor, swallowing, cognitive-linguistic, speech, or language skills have been affected by a neurological event/disease, head/neck cancer, or possibly debilitation related to an underlying medical disease process. This includes individuals:

  • With speech articulation and fluency difficulty such as dysarthria
  • With voice quality problems, such as inappropriate pitch or harsh voice possibly related to vocal abuse or cancer
  • With cognitive-communicative impairments, including underlying attention, memory, abstract reasoning, or problem-solving deficits possibly related to a stroke, brain injury, or underlying medical disease process
  • With aphasia (a language disorder) or apraxia (a motor planning disorder)
  • Who have oropharyngeal weakness that places them at risk for “aspiration” or food / liquid entering the airway when swallowing that can lead to respiratory complications.
“Working with PTI has been a truly wonderful experience. They’ve done more than just help me with my language disorder – they’ve allowed me to step into the world with a confidence that I’ve never had before.”
James Doe, Current PTI Client

Oral motor, swallowing, cognitive-linguistic, speech, and language disorders can result from a variety of neurological events, including brain injury, stroke, seizure, progressive disease, cancer, and/or debilitation related to other medical diseases. Speech-Language pathologists use physical examination, instrumental technology, and standardized cognitive-linguistic and language tests to diagnose and guide treatment. Speech-language pathologists develop an individualized plan of care, tailored to each patient’s needs. Speech-language pathologists may recommend alternate nutrition based upon aspiration risk when swallowing, recommend diet level modification to reduce aspiration risk when swallowing, design an individualized augmentative communication system or prescribe a speech generating device for individuals with nonfunctional speech. They provide education to patients, their family members and caregivers regarding impairments, disease processes, and compensatory strategies. They develop daily home programs unique to each individual’s strengths and weakness that facilitate maintenance of swallowing, cognitive-linguistic, speech, or language skills at an optimal level.


Little Rock – West

1909 Hinson Loop Road, Ste 100
Little Rock, AR 72212
Mon, Wed, Thur | 7:30-5:30
Tues, Fri | 7:30-5:00

Little Rock – Heights

5307 Kavanaugh Blvd
Little Rock, AR 72207
Monday – Thursday | 7:30-5:30
Friday | 7:30-5:00


7507 Warden Road
Sherwood, AR 72120
Monday – Friday | 7:45-5:00


100 Commerce Drive
Maumelle, AR 72113
Monday – Friday | 7:30-5:30


221 N East Street
Benton, AR 72015
Monday – Friday | 7:30-5:30