Our Speech Language Pathologists provide treatment for people that have trouble coordinating their oral motor movements or have weak jaw or tongue strength, have difficulty articulating within their speech, or do not easily understand language such as direction or temporal spatial concepts, have trouble expressing themselves through language, weak hoarse, or poor vocal quality, and individuals with limited food preference, such as only liking certain textures.

Our Pathologists help individuals with varied communication and swallowing difficulties

Apraxia

A motor disorder caused by damage to the brain in which the individual has difficulty with the motor planning to perform tasks or movements when asked, provided that the request or command is understood and the individual is willing to perform the task.

Augmentative Communication

The communication methods used to supplement or replace speech or writing for those with impairments in the production or comprehension of spoken or written language.

Fluency

Fluency is the flow of speech. Fluent speech is smooth, forward-moving, unhesitant and effortless speech.

Receptive and Expressive Language Delays

Person with a receptive language disorder can have trouble understanding what others are saying to them. A person with a developmental expressive language disorder commonly experiences difficulties expressing them self.

Social Communication Skills

Social communication skills refer to all of the skills we need when using language to communicate and engage in conversations with other.

Swallowing

A swallowing disorder is also called dysphagia. Swallowing happens in three stages, or phases. You can have a problem in one or more of these phases. They include: Oral phase – sucking, chewing, and moving food or liquid into the throat.

Articulation

A speech disorder involving difficulties in articulating specific types of sounds. Articulation disorders often involve substitution of one sound for another, slurring of speech, or indistinct speech.

Feeding

A feeding disorder, in infancy or early childhood, is a child's refusal to eat certain food groups, textures, solids or liquids for a period of at least one month, which causes the child to not gain enough weight, grow naturally or cause any developmental delays.

Oral motor skills

Oral motor skills refer to the movements of the muscles in the mouth, jaw, tongue, lips and cheeks.

Sensory Processing Dysfunction

A condition in which the brain has trouble receiving and responding to information that comes in through the senses.

Speech and Language Delays

A speech and language delay is when a child isn't developing speech and language at an expected rate.

Staff training / Education

We provide training about speech pathologies to improve the performance or knowledge of employees or workforce.