Speech/language therapy for young children beginning at l8 months with delayed speech and language development
Speech/language therapy for preschool aged children who need assistance increasing their speech intelligibility, phonological awareness, language, and listening skills. I work with children with both motor-based and phonological-based speech disorders.
Articulation therapy for older children who have not yet acquired the /r/ sound, have an interdental or lateral lisp, or parents feel the child is mumbling or has intelligibility issues.
Speech-EZ Apraxia Program for Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS). The technique involves a series of hand gestures to help the children with motor planning, tracking their sounds in speech. - Click here for more information
Auditory processing difficulties including following directions, phonological awareness, etc.
Fast For Word Provider for l5+ years for children with language processing difficulties
DIR Floortime Therapist completed training levels DIR-B, C1, and C2. Currently at level of long terms case write up for certification.
Speech/language therapy for children with Down Syndrome
Excellent program for families of young children who go through a period of normal nonfluencies, to help the child and family restore fluent speech.
Highly successful positive behavioral program for remediation of digit sucking patterns that assists children in families in conquering their oral habits in a successful and positive manner. - Click here for more information
Trained in the Lindamood Bell Program and offer the Visualizing to Verbalizing Program to assist in oral and written language comprehension.
Trained in the PROMPT program (Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets) for working with various speech disorders. This program augments traditional speech therapy, involving multi-dimensional prompts that may signal various phonemic components of speech to help guide the child’s articulatory mechanism.
Comprehensive speech and language evaluations and parent coaching. Parents are present and incorporated into all therapy sessions. I have found that parent involvement facilitates the most rapid success and maintenance of targeted goals over the long term.