Speech therapy focuses on the communication needs of the child and family. Our licensed speech pathologists are trained to facilitate the child’s speech and language skills through the use of words, signs, pictures and alternative devices, as well as increase his/her level of understanding. They will help your child develop a more effective means of communication through the use of signs and pictures while working toward verbal communication and expanding vocabulary. Our speech pathologists are experienced in oral motor assessment and treatment. They use a variety of techniques to normalize facial muscle tone and oral sensitivity to improve your child’s feeding skills and speech. They are experienced in addressing a wide variety of concerns including language delay, feeding issues, speech that is difficult to understand, difficulty following directions and difficulty using language socially to interact with others.