Speech in The City provides speech evaluations as well as speech therapy in the following areas guided by the American Speech and Hearing Association’s rigorous standards:
Articulation Disorders &/or Articulation Delays
Including a comprehensive case history; oral mechanism examination; hearing screening; speech sound assessment (single-word testing and connected speech sampling), including severity, intelligibility, stimulability, speech perception; spoken-language testing, including receptive and expressive language assessment, phonological processing; literacy assessment. Treatment and management of diagnosis.
Pragmatic & Social Language Disorders
Determining any overlapping or similar signs and symptoms. Alongside a collaborative information from families, caregivers, classroom teachers, other speech langauge pathologists, psychologists, hearing teachers, and other health care professionals. Treatment and management of diagnosis.
Feeding & Swallowing Disorders
Diagnosing and managing sensory, motor and/or behavioral feeding disorders. Using clinical competency to provide proper referrals for specialists including swallow studies (MBSS or FEES) based on the severity of the disorder. Creating and managing a plan of care and trails of new foods, diets and consistencies.
Language, Hearing & Processing Disorders
Early Intervention and identification of language and hearing disorders including receptive language disorder, expressive langauge disorder, cognitive disorders, mutism, dyslexia, auditory processing and other language disorders including severity and assessment. Treatment and management of diagnosis.
Oral Myofunctional Disorders
This include assessing a child who is a mouth breather and/or has difficulty breathing through the nose. Other assessments include looking at tongue movement, eating patterns, jaw tension, disordered lip movement, dental limitations, and sound disorders, as well as excessive drooling psat the age of two. Referring out to other a dentist, an orthodontist, and/or doctor if needed. Treatment and management of diagnosis.
Stuttering or Dysfluency Disorders
Assessing if a stuttering or disfluency is occurring by analyzing factors around the dysfluency relating to age, family history, environment, other language disorders. Treatment and management of diagnosis.
Treatment and management of voice disorders following assessment from ENT by use of instrumented study.