Speech Therapy Services at MCH
Speech and Language Pathology

Speech and Language Pathology at MCH

The speech therapy department at MCH treats a broad range of disorders.  We work with people who have difficulty talking or understanding language, difficulty swallowing, and with people who have cognitive, reading or writing disorders.  Evaluation services include the full range of speech and language disorders, clinical swallowing assessment and modified barium swallow.  Our patients’ diagnoses include stroke, head injury, concussion, head and neck cancer, laryngectomy, Parkinson’s disease, ALS, MS, developmental disorders, and related disorders of communication and swallowing.  Home program is usually an integral part of the treatment plan.

Our patients’ diagnoses include:

  • stroke
  • head injury
  • head and neck cancer
  • laryngectomy
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • ALS
  • MS
  • developmental disorder
  • and related disorders of communication and swallowing.

We prioritize personalized home programs as an essential component of our comprehensive treatment approach.


Christine Walsh, M.A., CCC-SLP

Specialty: Speech and Language Pathology

Department: Rehabilitation

Education: Master of Arts in Communication Sciences and Disorders from UMASS Amherst

Fellowship Credentials: Clinical Fellowship in Keene Public Schools

Phone: (603) 924-4635

Locations: 458 Old Street Road Peterborough NH 03458

About: Over a decade of experience working with pediatric and adult populations between the Keene Public School system and Monadnock Community Hospital (per-diem).  Pediatric experience includes: working with children with Autism Spectrum disorders, developmental delays, and apraxia of speech.  Adult experience includes: working with stroke, swallowing disorders, traumatic brain injury, cognitive-linguistic impairments and voice.  Experience setting up and using augmentative alternative communication (AAC) systems for communication.  Christine is LSVT LOUD and eLOUD certified, the gold standard in Parkinson Disease voice therapy.  She also holds MBSImP certification, the standardized assessment for modified barium swallow studies.

I feel fortunate to bring my skills and experience to the Monadnock community!