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Speech-Language Pathologist

William Damelio, M.S., CCC-SLP

William Damelio, M.S., CCC-SLP photo
Speech Therapy Services
speech, language, cognitive, swallow, fluency, voice
Services:

LSVT-LOUD (Speech treatment for Parkinson's Disease patients):We provide evaluation and treatment for Parkinson’s Disease related communication deficits. Parkinson’s Disease and other neurological deficits often cause faulty feedback to the brain which can result in communication that is too soft, mumbled, monotone or hoarse. Because of this, patients with Parkinson's Disease can often be difficult to understand. Our LSVT-LOUD treatment teaches Parkinson’s Disease patients techniques to improve their communication ability and perception of appropriate loudness.

Dysphagia – Patients with dysphagia have difficulty swallowing and may experience pain while swallowing, making it difficult to eat. Dysphagia is caused by weak muscles in the mouth and throat and is often a result of a stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease or Alzheimer’s disease.

Aphasia – Aphasia causes patients to have difficulty reading, speaking, listening and writing. Aphasia is caused by damage to parts of the brain that are responsible for language.

Apraxia – Patients with apraxia have difficulty speaking what he/she wants to speak. Apraxia can occur in two forms. Patients can be born with the disorder or it can develop from a stroke or head injury.

Dysarthria – Patients with dysarthria may have slurred speech, a slow or rapid rate of speech, abnormal rhythm when speaking or difficulty chewing and swallowing. Dysarthria can develop from a stroke or head injury.

Stuttering – Stuttering is a communication disorder that causes difficulty in fluency of speech. This includes involuntary repetitions of words, parts of words or sounds. Stuttering is also referred to as stammering.

Dementia – Dementia is related to memory loss. A speech-language pathologist can help patients with dementia by using strategies to help preserve communications and cognitive function.
Practice Areas
 Speech / Language / Hearing  Accent Reduction  Adult Hearing Testing
 Adult Speech/Language Disorders  Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia  Aphasia
 Apraxia  Auditory Brainstem Response Testing (ABR)  Autism Spectrum Disorders
 Child Speech/Language Disorders  Cochlear Implants  Developmental Delays
 Electronystagmography Testing (ENG)  English as a Second Language  Head and Neck Cancer
 Hearing Aids  Hearing Conservation  Hearing Rehabilitation
 Language-Based Learning Disabilities  Learning Disabilities  Mental Health Issues
 Motor Speech Disorders  Newborn Hearing Screening  Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders
 Pediatric Hearing Testing  Selective Mutism  Speech Sound Disorders
 Stuttering  Swallowing Difficulties / Dysphagia  Tinnitus
 Traumatic Brain Injury and Stroke  Vestibular Testing  Voice Disorders
Certifications
 ASHA Certified Speech-Language Pathologist (CCC-SLP)  Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (State)
Bio
William T Damelio M.S., CCC-SLP is licensed in the state of Florida as a speech and language pathologist and is a LSVT LOUD certified clinician. He holds a master’s degree from Nova Southeastern University. Bill evaluates and treats speech, voice, and swallowing disorders. Bill specializes in voice, swallow, cognitive, and fluency (stuttering) disorders. Bill also volunteers at Parkinson’s disease support group sessions for the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) and the National Parkinson’s Foundation of South Florida (NPF). ​​
Education/Training
Nova Southeastern University
LSVT
Memberships
ASHA
Payments Accepted
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License:Florida