Frequently Asked Questions

How do I know if my child needs speech therapy?

Speech therapy may be needed if your child is not meeting age-expected language milestones; it is difficult to understand your child's speech; or your child is at risk of a speech/language disorder secondary to a diagnosis such as autism or Down syndrome. 

 

What is the best age to start speech therapy?

As per ASHA (American Speech Language & Hearing Association) the earlier that services are delivered, the more likely children are to develop effective communication and achieve successful learning outcomes.

 

Do you accept insurance?

Eligibility to receive speech-language therapy through insurance is determined on a case-by-case basis. Therefore, it is best to call us directly or email and receive individualized help with insurance.

What is a speech-language pathologist?

A speech-language pathologist (SLP) is a healthcare professional who has received a Master level degree in Speech-Language Pathology. The title speech-language pathologist is interchangeably used with speech therapist. SLPs have training and experience in diagnosing and treating articulation/phonological disorders, developmental language disorders, apraxia, stuttering, reading disorders, and swallowing/feeding disorders.