Speech therapy is all about communication. Kids may not be talking as much as we expect for their age (late talkers), or they might be difficult to understand when they do talk ("speech"/articulation). They might have difficulty finding and using all the right words or answering questions (language). Some kids have a hard time using words with other people (social language) and some have a hard time with words getting stuck (stuttering). Speech therapy is about using all available tools so that kids can be comfortable and successful getting their needs met and making their opinions known wherever they go and whatever they do. We believe that the best results in therapy come from a partnership with caregivers/family and other service providers. Not only does each family aid in setting goals, they are also involved in the therapeutic process as much as is appropriate for the child. Therapy is individualized, focusing on a child’s immediate communication needs in all environments. Functional and academic communication, increasing literacy skills, and overall social language ability are at the heart of our practice.
Expressive and Receptive Language Disorders
Social/Pragmatic Language Disorder
Augmentative and Alternative Communication
Autism Spectrum Disorder
If you think your child could benefit from speech therapy, the first step you should take is getting a referral from your child's pediatrician. This referral can then be sent to our office, where we will reach out to you and schedule an evaluation. You may also call our office and we are happy to provide insight into whether or not we feel your child could benefit from our services.
Once your child is evaluated by one of our Speech Therapists, you will receive a comprehensive report within the first month of the evaluation. This report will include the evaluation findings, summary of all pertinent medical and developmental history, goal areas, and the plan of care. We also send a copy of this report to your child's primary care physician to ensure there is effective communication. From there, you will receive an updated plan of care every three months. We do all we can to ensure we have a thorough understanding of your child and both their strengths and areas of difficulty.
Current Accepted Insurances:
Blue Cross Blue Shield
We also provide families with information regarding available scholarships and grants that help cover therapy services.