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Muscular Dystrophy

Individuals diagnosed with muscular dystrophy or other related conditions often have trouble with everyday functional tasks like walking, cooking, self-care, eating and swallowing. The highly skilled occupational, physical and speech therapists at the NeuroRehab and Balance Center use evidence based treatment methods along with the advanced technology to help guide our patients toward reaching their goals and maximizing independence.

Specialized Services

  • Individualized physical, occupational, and speech therapy assessments and treatments
  • Certified vestibular rehabilitation therapists
  • Certified brain injury specialists
  • Board certified neurologic clinical specialists
  • Neuro-Developmental Treatment (NDT) certified therapists (advanced training to help normalize movement patterns)
  • Wheelchair and adaptive equipment evaluations
  • Driving rehabilitation specialists (this is a link to driving page)
  • Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS) with patient education focused on lifestyle and home safety adjustments as well as home modifications
  • Skill development for returning to activities including school/work
  • Comprehensive evaluation and treatment for swallowing disorders
  • Specialty certified feeding eating swallowing specialist (SCFES)
  • Speech language pathologists trained in assessment and treatment of swallowing disorders
  • Facial neuromuscular re-training and biofeedback to improve facial muscle strength and control
  • Augmentative and alternative communication assessment and expertise to determine equipment needs
  • Memory, cognitive, speech and language specialists
  • Case management and coordination of care
  • Registered nurse and licensed social worker
  • Coordinated discharge planning and family conferences

Advanced Technologies


Access Center for Independent Living
901 South Ludlow Street
Dayton, Ohio 45402