Speech Language Pathology

BV(DU) SASLP being one of the finest institutes and hospitals aims at the health and the welfare of the patients as its supreme goal. It offers variety of services for rehabilitation of patients.

Services offered in the field of speech language pathology are:

  • Assessment of individuals with developmental language disorders like hearing impairment, intellectual disability, cerebral palsy, autism spectrum disorders, specific language impairment and learning disabilities using tests like 3DLAT, LPT, CLQT, DDST-II, CELF, Picture test of receptive language, MMALA.
  • Assessment of adult neurogenic speech and language disorders like aphasia, dysarthria, apraxia using tests like Boston Diagnostic Aphasia Evaluation (BDAE), Apraxia   profiling and others
  • Perceptual and instrumental assessment of individuals with voice disorders using Computerized Speech Lab (CSL), Stroboscopy, Dr. Speech software, Electroglottography (EGG), and others.
  • Perceptual and instrumental assessment of individuals with resonance disorders using Nasal view software of Dr. Speech.
  • Assessment of individuals with fluency disorders using tests like Stuttering Severity Index (SSI), Kiddy Cat and others.
  • Assessment of individuals with articulation disorders using tests like Photo Articulation Test (PAT), Diagnostic evaluation of articulation and phonology and others.
  • Assessment of individuals with swallowing disorders using tools like Dysphagia evaluation protocols, Manipal Manual for Swallowing Assessment etc.
  • Management of individuals with speech, language and swallowing disorders.



Specialty clinic for cleft lip and palate

  • Language evaluation & therapy
  • Articulation evaluation & therapy
  • Voice – Perceptual assessment, Instrumental assessment and Therapy
  • Feeding evaluation and therapy
  • Complete hearing evaluation
  • Nasality – Perceptual assessments, Instrumental assessments (Nasal view, Nasoendoscopy, Radiographic at Bharati Hospital) and Therapy.

Specialty clinic for augmentative and alternative communication

  • Evaluation of Speech, Language and Communication abilities
  • AAC access evaluation
  • AAC Intervention
  • Hearing evaluation
  • Parent/caregiver training

Vestibular test battery is performed to examine the functioning of balance organs that involves close inspection and recording of nystagmus.

Specialty clinic for professional voice users & voice disorders

  • Acoustic voice analysis
  • EGG
  • Measurement of Nasalance
  • Voice therapy
  • Voice culture
  • Stroboscopy

Specialty clinic for feeding and swallowing disorders

  • Clinical assessment of feeding and swallowing in infants, children and adults
  • Instrumental assessment of swallowing using Modified Barium Swallow Study (MBSS) and Flexible Endoscopic

Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)

  • Management of swallowing disorders