By: Not Only Words  06-Dec-2011

Communication and swallowing difficulties can occur as a result of an acquired neurological condition such as stroke or other brain injury, or a progressive neurological condition, such as Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, or dementia. Not Only Words' Speech-Language Therapists are experts at:-

  • Assessing and treating communication and swallowing difficulties as a result of an acquired or progressive neurological condition.
  • Educating and supporting partners and families of adults with communication and swallowing difficulties.

If the answer to any one of the following questions is yes, please contact us to discuss further.

  • Do you have difficulty communicating as a result of a stroke, Parkinson's disease or other neurological condition?
  • Do you have difficulties thinking of the right words as a result of a stroke or other neurological condition?
  • Does your speech sound 'slurred'?
  • Do you have difficulty following conversation despite having adequate hearing function?
  • Do you sometimes cough or choke when eating and drinking?

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Not Only Words also provides contract services to the Auckland District Health Boards and Ministry of Education, Special Education Services on an as-needs basis. Not Only Words provides assessment and therapy programmes that are specifically designed to meet the needs of each client. Initial consultations enable Not Only Words' therapists to identify strengths and areas of development for each client.



Providing therapy for children with known delays or disorders in communication and feeding development. Does your child have difficulty saying particular sounds that other children of the same age can say. As a parent it can be hard to know what is typical for speech, language and feeding development.