What are Communication Skills?

Ability to speak clearly
Ability to develop language both expressive (what they are saying) and receptive (what they are understanding)
Ability to play
Ability to be social and interact with others
Ability to process what we hear
Development and strengthening of your infant or child’s oral-motor skills for feeding, drinking, and communicating.

  • Ability to accept and eat a variety of foods
  • Ability to drink from a bottle or breast feed
  • Ability bite and chew foods appropriate

Our Pediatric Speech and Language Therapists love to create an engaging and enjoyable treatment session using movement, games, toys, books and pictures that motivate your child to participate and grow their language and communication skills.

Common Diagnosis that our SLP's Treat​

Language Delay

Feeding/Oral Motor Difficulties
Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
Genetic Syndromes
Articulation and motor speech disorders, including apraxia/dyspraxia, dysarthria
Neurological disorders (e.g., Cerebral Palsy, traumatic brain injury, stroke)
Receptive and expressive language disorders/delays

Phonologic Disorders
Craniofacial abnormalities
Pragmatic Language Disorders
Auditory Processing Disorders
Hearing Impairments and/or multi-sensory impairments
Sensory Processing Disorder
Cognitive/Attention Impairments
Literacy and pre-literacy issues (Reading)

What are Some of Our Programs?​

Early Language Development
Language/Speech Development
Articulation Intervention
Beckman Oral Techniques

Swallow Right/Tongue Thrust Program
Sensory and Behavioral Feeding Programs for Picky Eaters
Breast/Bottle Feeding Intervention
Fluency (Stuttering) Intervention

Reading/Dyslexia Programs
Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)
Picture Exchange Communication System – PECs.

Our pediatric speech-language pathologists specialize in speech and communication disorders, as well as swallowing disorders. SLPs work with patients on components of speech production and language, as well as oral motor and feeding.