What is Speech Therapy?
Speech Therapy is the assessment and treatment of speech delays and communication disorders. This includes, but is not limited to, fluency, articulation, language intervention, communication devices, and regaining skills after stroke or brain injury. Speech Language Pathologists create individualized treatment plans to help children be successful in reaching their goals and maintaining their skills as they grow.
How can we help?
Improving receptive language and expressive language
Helping your child hear and speak sounds clearly with articulation therapy
Treating difficulties with movement that impair speaking and swallowing through oral motor function therapy, strength training sessions, coordination practice, and breathing therapy.
Teaching strategies to support fluency, guiding patients in gaining speaking confidence across settings, addressing potential social-emotional impacts of stuttering, and supporting people who stutter by teaching advocacy skills and providing stuttering education to patients and their families.
Teaching children and families how to use communication devices
If your child has difficulty making plans for speech movement, they may have childhood apraxia of speech (CAS). We use repetition, exercises, and phonetic and hand cues to help your child succeed.
Improving resonance as part of treatment for pediatric voice disorders that affect pitch, loudness and overall voice quality.
Speech Therapy can help any child with:
Childhood Apraxia of Speech
Fluency Disorders (stuttering)
Social Skills (Pragmatic Language Difficulties)
Augmentive Communication with low-tech and high-tech systems
Orofacial Myofuncational Disorders
Voice and Resonance Disorders
10640 N Riverside Dr Suite 200
Fort Worth, TX 76244
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