Articulation and Phonology
For those who have trouble saying certain sounds. These kids are often difficult to understand and can get frustrated when not understood.
Interested in getting your child set up, give us a call or submit a schedule request
Social Communication Disorders & Social groups
For those who have trouble making friends, participating appropriately in conversations, in addition to other social/ pragmatic difficulties.
Augmentative & Alternative Communication
For those who are non-verbal and require an external device or other assistance to communicate their needs.
Fluency and Cluttering
For those who are having difficulty with their rate of speech, including stuttering behaviors such as repeating words or becoming stuck on a word they want to say.
Childhood Apraxia of Speech
For those who are having significant difficulty getting words out due to decreases coordination of mouth movements. They may know what the word is but struggle with how to get it to come out.
Hearing Impairment and Cochlear Implant
For those who are having difficulty in relation to hearing, they may be post Cochlear implant or may have a lesser degree of hearing impairment that impacts their ability to communicate effectively.
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Those that have been diagnosed on the spectrum and have subsequent receptive, expressive and/or pragmatic language difficulties.
For those who have trouble following directions or those that do not have many words and have a difficulty time communicating their wants and needs.
For those who are having difficulty eating due to oral motor difficulties and/or sensitivities to texture, taste or smell.
Cleft Lip and Palate
Helpful for those who are post repair.
Auditory Processing Disorders
For those who are having difficulty processing auditory information. This may result in difficulty following directions, understanding something asked of them. Hearing difficulties must be ruled out first.
Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy
For those who have a reverse swallow, including tongue thrust. Those that still suck their thumb also benefit from this type of therapy.
Resonance and Voice
For those who are having difficulty with their vocal quality. This may include those with hyper or hyponasality due to VP insufficiency or remediating vocal nodules.
Genetic Syndromes (ie. Down Syndrome)
Those that have been diagnosed with a genetic syndrome and have subsequent receptive, expressive and/or pragmatic language difficulties.
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4420 NE St. Johns Rd Suite E, Vancouver, WA 98661
Office: (360) 747-7144
Fax: (360) 938-0044