Does my child need Speech-Language Therapy?

Children who could benefit from our services may display some of the following:

  • Has difficulty sucking on bottle or breast
  • Has difficulty drinking from the bottle or cup
  • Does not tolerate a variety of food or textures
  • Has difficulty chewing
  • Drools excessively
  • Drools from one side of the mouth more than the other
  • Keeps mouth open frequently
  • Screams and/or gestures to get wants or needs
  • Is not saying “mama” or “dada” meaningfully
  • Mispronounces words
  • Has difficulty putting sentences together
  • Has difficulty asking or answering questions
  • Has difficulty following directions
  • Is not reaching developmental milestones
  • Does not play with toys appropriately
  • Has difficulty understanding what they just read
  • Has trouble interacting or keeping up with their peers
  • Is unaware of safety precautions

Our Pediatric Therapists have a passion for children, working to develop each child’s abilities.

Diagnoses and treatments include the following:

  • Feeding/Oral Motor Di?culties
  • Prematurity
  • Developmental Delays
  • Language Delay
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Sensory Processing Disorder
  • Articulation/Phonological Disorders
  • Reading Disorders (Dyslexia)
  • Voice Disorders/Stuttering
  • Genetic Syndromes

Speech-Language Pathologists promote speech/ language and feeding skills through:

  • Breast/bottle feeding intervention
  • Oral motor exercises
  • Feeding intervention
  • Respiratory control
  • Early language development
  • Language/speech development
  • Articulation intervention
  • Augmentative communication
  • Social and Pragmatic interventions

Specialty programs include:

  • NICU Consult/Intervention
  • Beckman Oral Techniques
  • Sensory and Behavioral
  • Feeding Approaches
  • Picture Exchange Communication
  • Augmentative Communication
  • Fluency Programs
  • MORE Program
  • Reading/Dyslexia Programs