Our speech therapy programs help and guide our clients to develop the skills needed for successful communication. These skills can affect all aspects of daily life, from communicating basic needs, to developing social skills and friendships to progressing in school. Our licensed and certified Speech-Language Pathologists have master’s degrees and extensive experience and expertise in childhood speech, feeding and language issues.

What is Speech Therapy?
  • Accent reduction

  • Aphasia

  • Apraxia and dyspraxia

  • Articulation

    • Lisp (frontal or lateral)

    • Phonological processing disorder

    • Speech sound delay

    • Speech sound disorder, unintelligible speech

    • Troublesome or persistent “R” or “S” distortions

    • Unintelligible speech

  • Dysarthria

  • Dysphagia (difficulty swallowing)

  • Language

    • Delays or difficulty with expression or comprehension

    • Limited use of words

    • Processing difficulty

    • Written language difficulty

  • Oral-motor dysfunction

  • Pragmatics or social language skills

    • Difficulty communicating with others

    • Poor eye contact

    • Poor social skills

  • Tongue thrust (tongue protrusion during speech and/or swallowing)

    • Dental issues

    • Speech sound distortions

    • Swallowing patterns

  • Stuttering

  • Voice disturbance

What is Speech Therapy?
  • Risk not meeting nutritional needs and /or requiring supplements

  • Reject varied food or textures resulting in swallowing difficulties that interfere with appropriate food intake

  • Exhibit behaviors that interfere with mealtime and adequate food intake

  • Reject the transitioning to age appropriate food textures or utensils

  • Currently require nutritional supplements

  • Show difficulty with nursing or bottle feeding

  • Exhibit poor weight gain

  • Tolerate few foods or diet choices

  • Show difficulty weaning from tube feedings, but are medically able to eat by mouth

For most people, eating is a routine part of each day; however some people experience feeding issues that go beyond common pickiness. The complexities that arise can create stress not only for the child, but for the entire family. The Speech & Language Center is proud to offer a comprehensive program tailored to the needs of both infants and children.

Who would benefit from therapy?