3 DOs and DON’Ts for using a speech-generating device (SGD)

First, your child completed trials of Augmentative and Alternative Communication techniques with your Speech-language Pathologist. Then, an  AAC evaluation was performed. This was followed by the device request process.  Now, your child has a speech generating device (SGD). What are Read the...

Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Awareness Month.

Throughout October, our speech-language pathologists will provide information and resources about Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC). There are deals that are going on that you don’t want to miss! If you need a refresher about what AAC is, check out Read the rest

Evaluations

ADHD Evaluations: Comprehensive assessment of executive functioning, behavioral functioning and social communication as it relates to a diagnosis of ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)

These evaluations may be completed for adults or children and examine thinking compon...

Speech Therapy

What do Speech-Language Pathologists do?

Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) are experts in communication. They work with people of all ages, from babies to adults. Speech-language pathologists assess, diagnose, treat and help prevent disorders. Speech therapy addresses speech sound errors, l...

Augmentative and Alternative Communication

Communication, AAC and Speech Therapy

Communication, AAC and Speech Therapy

When children are young, they communicate mainly wants and needs. As they get older, children begin communicating for social closeness and relationships.  We communicate for a variety of functions.  This changes depending on the environment

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