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Speech & Language Therapy

Build your child’s communication skills

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What Sets Our Speech & Language Therapy Services Apart?

Communication is one of life’s most important skills because it helps us connect to others and be understood. Speech and language skills are also foundational for academic success.

Our speech and language therapy programs address a variety of challenges through speech and language therapy.

The areas we address include:

  • articulation
  • pragmatic language
  • expressive and receptive language
  • semantics
  • sentence structure

We can help your child communicate effectively and comfortably by addressing these challenges.

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM OUR SPEECH & LANGUAGE SERVICES

Our Speech & Language Therapy Process

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STEP 1

Connect With
Our Team

Let’s talk about your child’s strengths and needs to determine which therapy or next-step is the right fit.

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STEP 2

Conduct or Review a Speech Evaluation

To build your child’s program, we conduct an assessment or review in-depth testing you’ve already done.

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STEP 3

Gail Skills for Better Communication

Your child will work with our speech-language pathologist 1 to 3 times weekly to build skills that lead to more effective communication.

Does Your Child Need a Speech & Language Evaluation?

Give us a call! We can help you figure out whether your child would benefit from an in-depth speech & language evaluation or if testing you’ve done in the past provides the information we need to build an effective intervention program for them.

Meet Our Speech and Language Pathologist

CATIE PALUMBO
Speech and Language Pathologist

Catie is a dedicated Speech and Language Pathologist with over a decade of experience, specializing in empowering children to communicate confidently. Having worked with Autistic children and obtained a Master’s in Communication Disorders, she emphasizes parent education and play-based therapy. Her approach, rooted in trust and collaboration, ensures your child receives personalized and effective care. Catie is a therapist who truly understands and nurtures your child’s communication needs.

Answering Parent’s Top Questions About Speech & Language Therapy

An assessment of some sort is essential for uncovering the language skills that your child is struggling with and building our customized lessons. If you’ve already had an assessment done elsewhere, let’s discuss whether it provides the information needed to help your child succeed.

The exact skills depend on what your child needs. They may include but are not limited to appropriate pronunciation of words, socially appropriate verbal & nonverbal skills, phonological and phonemic awareness, morphology, and vocabulary building.

This type of assessment is typically offered by practices that are considered out-of-network providers. We will provide a Superbill with CPT codes that are often reimbursed to some extent for this service. You can then check with your insurance company to see whether they will cover part or all of the assessment.

Please see our Billing & Insurance page for additional information.

Still Have Questions?

Get in touch with our team.

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Let us know how we can help. You’re welcome to fill out a form or give us a call or text at 669-282-2510

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