CRMC's ONE Rehab Welcomes Speech-Language Pathologist Bettina Weldon, MS-CCC-SLP to Team

5/4/2012

Cullman Regional Medical Center’s ONE Rehab Department is pleased to add Speech-Language Pathologist Bettina Weldon, M.S., CCC-SLP to its team. Weldon has been a speech-language pathologist for 10 years.  She completed her undergraduate and graduate work at the University of Montevallo in Montevallo, Ala.  and began her career at Roger C. Peace Rehabilitation Hospital in Greenville, South Carolina and later at the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Spain Rehabilitation Center.  Most recently, Weldon served as a speech pathologist at Cullman Long Term Care and Rehab (The Folsom Center) for six years.  She has experience in a variety of settings, including inpatient/outpatient rehabilitation, acute care, skilled nursing facilities, home healthcare and adult psychiatric hospitals.  She is a certified Vital-Stim provider, which is a specialized treatment method for swallowing disorders.  Weldon’s specialties include evaluation and treatment of adults with swallowing disorders, motor speech disorders and aphasia, a language disorder that results from damage to the brain.  Weldon is a native of Sylacauga, Alabama and in her spare time she enjoys traveling, cooking and being outdoors. 

CRMC’s Speech-Language Pathologists evaluate and treat speech, language, cognitive, voice, oral motor and swallowing deficits on an outpatient basis. Patients who have a neurological disease such as a stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, or ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) or who have had a traumatic brain injury, may have difficulty communicating or swallowing and may benefit from Speech Therapy. If you think you or a family member may need speech therapy services, ask your doctor for a referral to CRMC’s ONE Rehab Outpatient Speech Therapy Services.

For more information Speech Therapy Services provide through CRMC’s ONE Rehab, click here to learn more or call (256) 737-2271. 


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