Pediatric speech therapy is a specialized service focusing on providing assessments and treatment to children, adolescents, an teens with speech, language, cognitive-communication, and oral/feeding/swallowing deficits and to address various types of communication problems (articulation; fluency; voice; receptive and expressive language disorders) to help develop the skills required for successful communication and swallowing.  

Who Can Benefit from Speech Therapy?

Children might need speech-language therapy for a variety of reasons, including:

 
  • Hearing impairments
  • Developmental delays
  • Weak oral muscles
  • Excessive drooling
  • Chronic hoarseness
  • Birth defects – such as cleft lip or cleft palate
  • Autism
  • Sensory processing disorders
  • Neurological disorders
  • Motor planning problems
  • Respiratory problems (breathing disorders)
  • Feeding and swallowing disorders
  • Traumatic brain injury

 To schedule an appointment please call the rehabilitation office at 467-3465.