Communication is the goal of speech therapy. Speech therapy addresses challenges your child may have with speech, communicating, language, fluency, voice, or dysphagia. Whether it is teaching a child to speak more clearly or helping a child differentiate between the sounds they are hearing, speech language pathologists can help.
- Pronouncing certain sounds intelligibility
- Listening and understanding language
- Repairing strained or hoarse voices
- Chewing and swallowing
- Learning social skills to appropriately participate in conversations
- Attention, memory and awareness in communication
- developmental delays
- birth defects (e.g. cleft lip or cleft palate)
- cerebral palsy
- downs syndrome
- delayed speech
- hearing problems
- voice problems
- chewing and swallowing
Best Life speech therapists can improve your child’s ability to understand and be understood by the world around them.