The speech pathologist will evaluate and develop a plan of care and goals based on your specific condition, evaluation results and personal goals. Speech pathology services provide identification, evaluation and rehabilitation for a variety of speech, language, fluency, voice, swallowing and cognitive disorders such as for speaking and/or eating. These speech, language and swallowing disorders may be the result of stroke. The therapist will identify the best technique for interaction, voicing or swallowing and implement treatments to successfully manage the deficit at hand. The goal is to help you gain or regain your ability to swallow and speak clearly.