Speech Therapy

Speech Therapy

What is Speech Therapy?

Speech Therapy is a treatment approach used to improve communication at all levels including the production of speech sounds, stuttering, improving your child’s ability to comprehend spoken language and alternate means of communication (e.g. a device that speaks for a child, etc.).

How does Speech therapy work?

A referral is made through your child’s physician. Upon receipt of the referral a thorough evaluation is completed and an individualized plan is written for your child’s specific needs.  Your child’s therapy program will then be implemented by a highly trained Speech and Language Pathologist.

How do you I know that I need Speech Therapy for my Child?

Do others have difficulty understanding your child?  Does your child have trouble following directions and understanding what you say to them?  Is stuttering a concern?  Is your child older than eighteen (18) months old and not speaking or use less than twenty (20) words?  Regardless of age, does your child have a problem with social language? If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, your child may be in need of speech therapy.

Why does Speech Therapy and ABA Therapy work so well together?

Our behavior analysts and speech pathologists work together to design a collaborative program so that we are working together as one team to meet your child’s needs. Many studies have shown great results when Speech therapy and ABA therapy are used together.


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