Speech and Language Therapy
Assessment and therapy for communication disorders from childhood to young adulthood.
- Comprehensive assessment and therapeutic intervention for all ages.
- Speech Sound Disorders: difficulty with producing sounds or saying words in an intelligible and age appropriate manner.
- Expressive Language Disorders: difficulty producing verbal language with organizing words, seeking vocabulary, recalling words, making grammatical errors in spoken speech, or having difficulty with producing sentences.
- Receptive Language Disorders: challenges in understanding or processing language such as trouble answering questions, differences in following directions or recalling information, and difficulty responding to others.
- Resonance/Voice Disorders: trouble with pitch, volume, or quality of the voice.
- Oral Motor Disorders: difficulties with feeding, swallowing, or speech. This could be due to birth defects, weak oral muscles, or acquired conditions.
- Cognitive Communication Disorders
Executive function skills
Social Communication Disorders
Responding to others
Using/interpreting gestures and facial expressions
Taking turns when speaking
Talking about emotions and feelings
Staying on topic
Adjusting speech to fit different people/circumstances
Asking relevant questions
Feeding/Swallowing Disorders: challenges with aversion to foods, picky eating gagging or choking and more
Your child may display differences in one or more of the following areas and be in need of assessment and intervention. Signs Speech and Language Services may be for you:
Limited ability to engage in social exchanges
Limited word usage or vocabulary size
Limited ability to understand and/or respond to spoken language
Cognitive or other developmental delays
Difficulty understanding the child’s speech
Limited attention span
Hearing impairment or deafness
Oral weakness or lack of coordination in mouth
Stuttering or fluency disorders
Difficulty expressing thoughts and ideas
Difficulty with memory, organization, and planning
Challenges with telling stories
Trouble answering questions or following directions
Parents are invited to observe treatment sessions to expand newly learned skills into daily living.