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Pediatric Speech Pathology

Speech and language therapy helps to improve your child's communication skills in his or her every day living environments. Pediatric speech pathology aims to improve your child's skills in the following areas and benefits children with learning and behavior disorders, congenital defects, or genetic disorders.

Pediatric speech therapy targets the following areas:

  • Articulation (pronunciation)
  • Auditory processing skills
  • Fluency/stuttering
  • Language delays
  • Oral motor difficulties
  • Reading/spelling difficulties
  • Social language skills
  • Swallowing/feeding concerns
  • Voice disorders

Pediatric Speech Therapy Benefits Children with:

  • Apraxia
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders/ Pervasive Developmental Disorders
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Craniofacial Abnormalities
  • Downs Syndrome
  • Dysphagia
  • Hearing Impairments/ Cochlear Implants
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

Our Pediatric Speech Pathology Services

Our pediatric speech therapy services are provided by a speech-language pathologist who is licensed and certified in the State of Florida with a Master's degree in Communication Disorders. Our therapists use the latest cutting edge pediatric speech therapy techniques. Each therapist keeps abreast of current treatment techniques through a variety of continuing education courses in speech therapy for children.

Our Speech-Language Pathologists are trained in the following specialized programs which include, but are not limited to:

  • It Takes Two to Talk
  • Hanen
  • More than Words
  • Fast Forward
  • Early Steps
  • Tongue Thrust Swallowing Program
  • Ready, Set, Go
  • Language Enrichment Program
  • Sound Success

Pediatric speech therapy sessions are designed around an individualized plan of care to address your child's specific needs to provide them with the greatest quality of life. Individual and group therapy sessions are available. Group sessions are tailored to the needs of the children. Therapy will be conducted based on the frequency determined during your child's evaluation. Therapy can be conducted in one of our area clinics, in your home or your child's daycare through our involvement in the Early Steps Program, and/or at your child's preschool or school. (Determination of therapy location may be made based on your insurance and availability in therapists’ schedule.)