What is Speech Pathology?
Speech Language Pathologists (or Speech Therapists) assess, diagnose, and treat individuals with communication delays and disorders. This may include individuals who have difficulties with speaking, listening, understanding language, reading, writing, social skills, stuttering, voice, and feeding and swallowing.
How can SPOT help?
Our Speech Language Pathologists are skilled in helping children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, intellectual disability, developmental delays, communication delays/disorders, and auditory processing disorder. Our therapists are skilled in many areas including:
Production of sounds
Language (Receptive & Expressive)
Understanding and use of words, sentences, questions, stories, grammar, concepts
Understanding of the relationship between sounds and letters, early literacy, reading, spelling and writing
Understanding and using appropriate social language and interaction skills with others
Augmentative and Alternative Communication
Alternative forms of communication such as PECS, Proloquo2Go, LAMP or PODD
Helping children to speak smoothly and develop confidence in their ability to communicate