Speech and Language Therapy focuses on the assessment and management of all aspects of communication including speech, written expression, reading, signs and gestures.
Speech and Language Therapy focuses on enabling children realize their maximum communicative abilities through individualized assessment and intervention programs. The whole process considers the child’s stage of development, communicative needs and innate desire to learn through play. Intervention targets are cleverly disguised through play activities that tap into the child’s motivations to strengthen his or her areas of difficulties.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
- Articulation disorders – difficulties producing sounds in syllables or saying words.
- Fluency disorders – difficulties with stuttering, repetitions, or prolonged sounds and syllables.
- Resonance or voice disorders- difficulties with pitch, volume, or quality of voice. Receptive disorders refer to difficulties understanding or processing language.
- Expressive disorders- difficulty putting words together, limited vocabulary, or inability to use language in a socially appropriate way.