Speech Therapy

25th Street Building
1015 25th Street, Lower Level
Anacortes, WA 98221

P: 360.299.1328
Toll free from Whidbey Island and San Juan County: 855.440.4200

F: 360.299.1375

Hours

Monday–Thursday, 7:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Friday, 7:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Communicate with confidence

Island Health’s Speech Therapy department provides assessment, consultation and treatment for individuals with speech and language difficulties. Our friendly and knowledgeable team of speech pathologists diagnose and treat communication disorders, including developmental delays, stroke, dementia, deafness and hearing impairment, as well as other concerns that can affect speech and language. Our thorough communication assessment will identify areas of improvement to provide a highly effective, individualized treatment plan set in partnership with our patients.

Services Provided

Our therapists are trained in disease processes, treatment techniques and exercise principles, all which focus on restoring your comfort and reducing limitations. Once you establish your personal goals, we will help you succeed, and possibly even surpass your expectations. We are a comprehensive treatment center that works with a range of patients from pediatric to geriatric care. You can trust that when you are working with us, you are receiving the most effective treatments possible.

  • Modified Barium Swallow Studies
  • Augmentative Alternative Communication Devices
  • Language Disorders & Delays
  • Pediatric – Geriatric Therapy
  • Speech & Articulation Disorders
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Voice Rehabilitation
  • Transgender Communication
  • LSVT – Lee Silverman’s Voice Therapy – LOUD Program for Parkinson’s
  • VitalStim – Muscle re-education of the throat
  • Cognition Therapy
  • Dysarthria Treatment
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Accent Modification
  • Breath Training

Our Providers

Linda Newman-Kennedy, PhD, CCC-SLP

Augmentative Alternative Communication Cognitive Rehabilitation Language Theraphy Pediatric Speech Therapy Speech & Articulation Therapy Swallowing Rehabilitation Transgender Communication Voice Rehabilitation

Accepting New Patients

Zoelle Stefens, CCC-SLP

Acute Care Rehabilitation Augmentative Alternative Communication Cognitive Rehabilitation Language Therapy Pediatric Speech Therapy SOS Feeding Therapy Speech & Articulation Therapy Swallowing Rehabilitation

Accepting New Patients

Patient Resources

Videos

Memory Loss - Word Recall

Do you find yourself searching for words? Learn some suggestions on how to work around the common challenge of word recall.

Memory Loss

Speech-Language Pathologist Libby Lewis discusses the signs of memory loss as we age and when to reach out for help.