Speech and Voice

Communication is essential to shaping your identity. It is the foundation for learning, working and interacting socially.  Impairment in this area can affect every aspect of your life.
  • Improve the ability to pronounce words
  • Improve enunciation of sounds (L, R, S)
  • Increase fluency for the mild stutterer
  • Reduce regional or foreign accents
  • Improve grammar usage
  • Enhance public speaking ability
  • Rehabilitate and restore speech due to stroke, head injury, multiple sclerosis or other neurological causes

Teresa uses a variety of treatments and techniques tailored to your needs in increasing your speech clarity such as myofascial release, oral-facial-lingual strengthening and coordination exercises, breathing techniques,vital stimulation, auditory/visual feedback, LSVT (Lee Silverman Voice Therapy) for people with Parkinson’s disease and other neurological limitations.

Since my speech therapy at Horizons Speech Language and Voice, I have significantly improved my ability to speak clearly. I don’t hesitate to speak up now that I am perfectly understood. I have gained a lot of confidence and people around me have noticed.
-Sergey  S., Denver

Restoring and Increasing the Quality of Your Voice and Breathing Function

Teresa DeAnda at Horizons Speech Language and Voice will:

  • Increase strength and clarity of your voice
  • Reduce hoarseness, nasalty and pitch problems
  • Restore your speaking and singing voice
  • Rehabilitate and restore a damaged voice and larynx due to specific pathologies
    • Laryngeal/Pharyngeal reflux
    • Laryngitis/inflammation
    • Vocal nodules, polyps, granulomas, ulcers
    • Vocal cord pareses, paralysis, and nerve damage
    • Aging larynx (Presbylaryngeus)
    • Spastic Dysphonia
    • Vocal cord dysfunction, difficulty breathing and coughing spells
    • Parkinson’s disease, stroke, traumatic brain injury and other neurological causes
    • Post surgery and radiation of cancerous and benign thyroid, head and neck tissues and tumor

Teresa uses unique and calculated treatments involving myofascial release, vital stimulation, audio/visual feedback and breathing/voicing strategies that will increase the strength, function and mobility of your larynx (Voice Box). She will also use LSVT ( Lee Silverman Voice Therapy) for people with Parkinson’s disease and other neurological disorders.

I was afraid to talk. My voice was scratchy and sounded like I was sick. After seeing Teresa, my voice sounds amazing. I feel like a new person.”
– Sandra W., Denver

I lost my talking and singing voice due to vocal cord damage. Now my voice is back and I can talk and sing again.”
– David D., Littleton

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