Speech Language Services

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Speech Language Services

Feeding Therapy

  • Problems with sucking, eating from a spoon, chewing, or drinking from a cup.

  • Swallowing  or difficulties with moving food or liquid from the mouth, throat, or esophagus

Stuttering

Stuttering is a sign of a disfluency disorders.  Disfluencies include repeating first sounds such as "b-b-b-ball" or breaks in sounds like a pause before using the word intended.  A child may also stretch out a sound such as in fffff-farm.  This can lead to frustration for both parents and the child.  

Language Disorders

  • Child only make a few sounds or words 

  • Only uses gestures to communicate. 

  • Difficulty understanding what you say. 

  • Difficulty talking with their peers.

Voice Disorders

If your child frequently uses a hoarse or breathy voice or strains when speaking this could indicate a voice disorder. 

Speech Sound Disorders

As your child ages, they should pick up more words and letters used correctly in conversation.  Between 1 and 3 and your child should use a variety of letters and sounds correctly.  If you find that your child's speech is unclear, even to familiar people, they may benefit from speech therapy services.  

Dysphagia

If your child is taking more time and effort to move food or liquid from their mouth to your stomach. Dysphagia in some cases be painful or cause difficulty with swallowing.

Great at making the schedule work. Especially when we go to OT and speech. We are able to have these appointments back to back. Saves us an extra trip. Our little guy has made such amazing gains working with Samantha and Ariana for OT and Nicole for speech.

Keah P.