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The Speech-Language Pathologist at SMC provides you with the full gamut of treatments and solutions for various speech and auditory-related disorders. Our licensed and ASHA certified speech language pathologist targets individuals, families and groups with a broad array of neurological and development conditions – ranging from articulation and vocal production issues to language barriers and swallowing disorders. All services are designed to deliver the basic human right of communication and facilitate the healthy benefits of social interaction.

Our speech-language expert works with patients of all ages, addressing a large scope of issues:

Speech & Language Development:

Difficulties including specific sound production, aphasia, apraxia, stuttering and stammering, cognitive linguistic deficits, language delay, accent modification and voice disorders including paradoxical vocal cord dysfunctional, as well as issues related to initial language development; autism, bilingualism, learning disabilities, including dyslexia, physical disabilities, hearing issues and cleft palates, and social interaction difficulties.

Speech & Language Disorders:

Linked to additional health complications and disease, including cerebral palsy, stroke, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, Huntington's disease, cancer, dementia, motor neuron disorders, neurological diseases, mental health issues and traumatic brain injury (TBI).

Swallowing Issues:

Including feeding difficulties for babies, and issues impacting children and adults due to dehydration, weight loss, malnutrition and aspiration pneumonia.

Pediatric Speech Development Guide

Speech Language Pathologist

Haley Jacobsen, MA, CCC-SLP

Haley joined Shenandoah Medical Center in 2020. She received her Masters of Communication Sciences and Disorders at University of Northern Iowa. She enjoys working with individuals across the lifespan and collaborating with her SMC team to provide the best quality care to her patients. Haley is LSVT Loud certified and has a strong passion for working with augmentative and alternative communication because everyone deserves a voice! When she isn't working, you can find Haley spending time hiking, traveling, and spending quality time with her husband and their two pups.

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Hours of Operation

Monday
7:00am - 5:30pm
Tuesday
7:00am - 5:30pm
Wednesday
7:00am - 5:30pm
Thursday
7:00am - 5:30pm
Friday
7:00am - 5:30pm

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~ Jane Doe

1 Jack Foster Drive

Shenandoah, IA 51601

712-246-7400

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Clinic Hours

Monday-Friday: 7-5:00pm

Walk-In Clinic Hours

Monday-Friday: 9-6:30pm Saturday-Sunday: 9-12:30pm