While we specialize in serving children with special needs,
we provide speech and language therapy for a variety of
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
+ forming grammatically correct sentences
Pragmatic Language (Social Communication) Disorder:
A language disorder that makes it hard to
communicate with others socially. A child may find it
+ understand and tell jokes
+ understand figurative language
+ engage in turn-taking during a conversation
+ maintain eye contact
+ make and keep friends
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"
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")
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.
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
+ sessions are provided in 30, 45 or 60-minute increments
+ structured parental involvement is permitted and encouraged!