A consultation is required for anyone seeking speech therapy services. Video conference where a detailed parent/caregiver interview will be completed to better understand your specific needs. There may be documentation review, and screening to determine the current level of functioning. In return, you will receive professional advice and recommendations on whether your child will benefit from a speech-language assessment and/or treatment.
When treating a client it is imperative to use a holistic approach. This includes a comprehensive evaluation of articulation, expressive and receptive language, pragmatic language, behavioral observations, naturalistic and play-based assessment (age dependent), oral motor assessment, parent/caregiver interview with medical history. Upon completion of the assessments, data is analyzed, and standardized measures scored. A full written report with service recommendations and goals with be developed and available. Explanation of findings will also be provided.
1 hr 30 mins
This pediatric speech and/or language therapy session will consist of the approach that best meets the need of the client. It may be play-based, child-directed, or routine-based, with coaching thus requiring parent/adult participation. This is to ensure that parents are empowered through education to promote generalization of skills from therapy session to the natural learning environment.
The adult speech and/or language therapy session will utilize strategies specific to the goals for rehabilitation and are individualized with carryover assignments and education.