Speech-Language Pathology

Speech-Language Pathology aims to help children with communication challenges, in both expressive and receptive aspects. 

8 Areas Of Communication

The following are eight areas of communication that a Speech-Language Pathologist might focus on:

Speech Intelligibility

Read More

The formation of clear and distinct sounds in the child’s language, whether the issues arise from articulation delay, phonological disorder, or motor planning issues such as developmental apraxia of speech

Speech Fluency

Read More

The coordination and flow of speech to reduce stuttering moments


Read More

The proper use and comprehension of words and grammatical structures


Read More

The use of language in social contexts


Read More

Attention, memory, problem solving, executive functioning

Feeding and Swallowing

Read More

Food motility and mastication, food aversion

Voice and Resonance

Read More

Quality of phonation, loudness level, pitch, nasality

Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC)

Read More

Visual and/or voice output systems used to communicate

Services & Therapies Offered

Therapy for each individual is customized and may include the following:

Individual Therapy

Read More

Clinic-based one-on-one therapy

Communication Dyads

Read More

Therapy with a peer present, often a sibling or good friend

Social Groups

Read More

Therapy with one or more professionals present and at least 2 peers

School/Home Visits

Read More

Therapy done in one of the child’s natural environments

Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC) Programming

Read More

Planning and programming of a device used to communicate instead of or in addition to speech


Read More

Meeting with parents, caretakers, educators to help determine appropriate carryover of therapy goals


Read More

Evaluation of all appropriate areas of communication to determine if intervention is warranted and determine appropriate goals and services