Speech Language Pathology in WV & OH
• Individuals with difficulty speaking/word finding
• Individuals having difficulty with their voice
•ª Individuals who cannot communicate due to physical/mental defect
• Individuals who are having difficulty swallowing food or drinks
• Individuals who wish to improve their vocal projection, verbal presentation, pronunciation, or to modifny an accent.
• Dysarthria (slurred speech)
• Dysfluency (stuttering)
• Aphasia (language disorder due to stroke)
Voice disorders are examples of other communication deficits typically seen by speech pathologists. The following types of voice disorders are treated by our speech pathologists:
• Functional Voice Disorders, such as Muscle Tension Dysphonia and Paradoxical Vocal Fold Dysfunction
• Neurological Voice Disorders, such as Vocal Fold Paralysis
• Organic Voice Disorders, such as Vocal Fold Nodules, Vocal Fold Polys, and Gastro-Eosphageal Reflux Diseas
Our team of SLPs is available to treat individuals in a variety of settings and locations. Office hours are typically
9:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday.
• EORH and OVMC acute inpatient admissions
• EORH long-term care facility
• East Ohio Home Care
• Outpatient clinics:
- EO Sports Med/Rehab Services
- OVMC Outpatient
Stacy Blake, M.S., CCC-SLP
Stacy is a practicing Speech-Language Pathologist, who holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence with the American Speech-Language Hearing Association. Stacy has been a dedicated employee to EORH and OVMC for 17 years.
She is a graduate of John Marshall High School. Stacy attended Radford University in Radford, VA, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders, and went on to obtain her Master’s of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders at Radford University.
Stacy is certified in Vital Stim Treatment for Dysphagia and Deep Pharyngeal Neuromuscular Stimulation treatment of dysphagia.
Stacy lives locally with her husband and their twins.
Rachel Mills, M.S., CCC-SLP
Rachel is a Wheeling native who has been with OVMC-EORH since 2013. She is a graduate of WVU, obtaining a Bachelor's of Science degree in Speech Pathlogy and Audiology, as well as a Master's of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology.
She is a practicing Speech-Language Pathologist, who holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence with the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, and is certified in Vital Stim Treatment for Dysphagia and Deep Pharyngeal Neuromuscular Stimulation treatment of dysphagia.
A physician’s order is necessary for treatment at either hospital. Just ask your doctor for a referral for speech-language pathology.
OVMC Office - 304.234.8671
EORH Office - 740.633.4420