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Speech Therapy is the treatment of children for speech and/or language disorders. A speech disorder refers to difficulty with the production of sounds. Language disorders, on the other hand, refer to difficulty understanding language or putting word together to communicate ideas.


arrow downWe Offer Evaluations + Treatments to Improve the Following:

  • Production of sounds in syllables or saying words correctly so that other people can understand what is being said
  • Fluency issues such as stuttering
  • Resonance or voice disorders including problems with the pitch, volume, or quality of voice that distracts listeners from what is being said
  • Oral motor development
  • Age appropriate feeding skills
  • Understanding and/or processing language
  • Putting words together
  • Expanding vocabulary
  • Using language in a socially appropriate way

arrow downCommon observations that indicate a child might benefit from a speech therapy evaluation

  • Limited attention to name being called
  • Inadequate lip seal during sucking
  • Choking/coughing during feeding
  • Speech is difficult to understand
  • Difficulty understanding and following directions
  • Difficulty putting words together to formulate a sentence
  • Frequently repeats the same phrase from a movie or television show
  • Omitting consonant sounds; talking using mostly vowel sounds
  • Confuses gender during speech: he/she, him/her, etc.
  • Confuses pronouns; I/me
  • Difficulty recalling spoken language
  • Difficulty using language to express needs or wants
  • Uses a limited vocabulary; has trouble learning new words
  • Difficulty using descriptive language
  • Struggles to retrieve the correct words during speech; substitutes the wrong word during verbal communication
  • Trouble initiating and/or maintaining relationships with peers

Meet Our Dedicated Staff

Our staff understands that each child has unique needs when it comes to therapy services. We provide collaboration throughout the therapy process to help your child achieve their greatest potential.