Services - Speech Therapy

Speech therapy helps your child improve the intelligibility of their spoken language, learn strategies to reduce and/or eliminate stuttering, improve the quality of their voice, develop a child’s receptive and/or expressive language, learn an alternative way of communicating (AAC), or learn social communication. Our therapists will initially perform a comprehensive evaluation that will assess your child’s current developmental level, including phonological development, comprehension, spoken language, social communication, literacy, and written language.  This will assist the therapist in identifying the appropriate skills to re-mediate or develop.

  • AAC
  • Articulation skills
  • Auditory processing
  • Expressive language
  • Fluency
  • Literacy development (Reading)

Targeted skill development may be in the areas of:

  • Phonological processing
  • Pragmatic language (Social Communication)
  • Receptive language
  • Written language
  • Voice

Oral Motor and Feeding Therapy

 A speech-language pathologist and/or occupational therapist can help improve  your child’s oral motor function, nutritional intake and chewing/swallowing skills.   Initially, they will perform an oral motor/feeding evaluation to determine  contributing factors to the feeding issues.  They will also consult with physicians  on your team to create the most appropriate treatment plan.  Oral motor and  feeding therapy is provided by our specifically trained speech-language  pathologists and occupational therapists

 Strategies and programs include:

  • Behavior management
  • Food chaining / shaping
  • Group feeding therapy
  • Nutritional management
  • Oral motor therapy
  • Sensory integration
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