OUR SERVICES

 While we specialize in serving children with special needs,

 we provide speech and language therapy for a variety of

 communication disorders!

 

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 LANGUAGE DISORDERS

 Receptive Language Disorder:

 A language disorder that makes it difficult to understand

 language. A child may struggle with:

     + following directions

     + identifying items (e.g., pictures, objects)

 

 Expressive Language Disorder:

 A language disorder that affects your child's ability to use

 language to express and share ideas, thoughts, feelings,

 and other information. A child may have difficulty with:

     + naming items

     + answering questions 

     + commenting

     + forming grammatically correct sentences

 

 

 

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Pragmatic Language (Social Communication) Disorder:

 A language disorder that makes it hard to

 communicate with others socially. A child may find it

 difficult to:

     + understand and tell jokes

     + understand figurative language

     + engage in turn-taking during a conversation

     + maintain eye contact

     + make and keep friends

 

 

 

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 SPEECH DISORDERS:

 Articulation disorder: A disorder that makes it difficult

 to produce speech sounds correctly.

     + Example: A child may substitute sounds, such 

        as saying "wabbit" instead of "rabbit"

 

 Phonological processing disorder: A disorder that makes

 it difficult to produce speech sound patterns accurately.

     + Example: A child may have difficulty producing sound         clusters (e.g., "st"), such as saying "-top" instead of         "stop" 

 

 

 

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 FLUENCY DISORDERS

 Stuttering: A speech disorder that impacts how fluent a

 person speaks. A child may: 

     + prolong or stretch words (e.g., "sssssssstop")

     + repeat sounds/words/phrases 

     + use interjections (e.g., "um")

 

 

 

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 SOCIAL SKILLS GROUPS

 We help children whose disability makes it difficult to navigate social situations by working with them and their peers in a group setting. Social skills groups incorporate fun, age appropriate activities to foster social language and social skills overall.

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ASSESSMENTS

 We conduct comprehensive assessments to determine

 whether or not your child may benefit from

 speech/language therapy as well as to assess your child's

 progress. 

 

 

 

 

Language Disorders

  Speech Disorders

Fluency Disorders

      Assessment

  TREATMENT SESSIONS

+ sessions are provided in 30, 45 or 60-minute increments

+ structured parental involvement is permitted and encouraged!

  TREATMENT SESSIONS
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