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EMAIL:  info@stepfwdtherapy.com

SPEECH THERAPY

 

AREAS WE CAN HELP INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
  • A child who has a stuttering problem

  • A child who has a delay in meeting speech milestones

  • A child who has speech that is difficult for others to understand

  • A child who has low oral motor skills

  • A child who is a picky eater



Speech & Language Therapy:

Step Forward Therapy offers initial assessment and ongoing treatment for children with developmental delays, sensory and or regulatory challenges, Autism spectrum, Pervasive developmental disorder (PDD), attention deficit, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, congenital anomalies and other neurological disorders.  Speech therapy focuses on ones ability to participate in daily life activities, at home, school and the community.  ​Our speech therapist uses purposeful and motivating activities to work with clients to develop improved receptive and expressive language, sensory processing and oral motor planning, in addition to adaptive play skills as well as behavior and social skills. These skills allow the child to participate more fully in the home, classroom and community.  


We utilize the most current treatment methods and up-to-date strategies to meet the needs of each individual child.    


Evaluations:

We will provide an evaluation of your child including; speech, language and auditory processing.


Consultation with school personnel:

At Step Forward Therapy, our therapists have background knowledge and experience in working with IEPs and 504 plans. We can consult with you and your school to make sure your child is getting all the services they need to be successful within the school environment.  



Areas of speech and language addressed in therapy include, but are not limited to:

  • Articulation/Phonology utilizing a variety of methods (including a traditional articulation approach, Hodson's Cycles approach, etc.)
  • Apraxia of Speech
  • Receptive Language
  • Expressive Language
  • Pragmatics/Social Language utilizing Social Thinking
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders utilizing Picture Exchange Communication Systems (PECS)
  • Fluency/Stuttering
  • Auditory Processing
  • Oral Motor



We offer services at our office, as well as in home, daycare, school, and other community settings.

EAS WE CAN HELP INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
  • A child who has a delay in meeting fine and/or gross motor milestones

  • A child with a diagnosis of cerebral palsy, PDD, Autistic spectrum disorders, dysfunction of sensory integration, Down syndrome, congenital anomalies, or other neurological disorders

  • A child who is having trouble with skills in activities of daily living like feeding and dressing

  • A child with balance and coordination difficulties

  • A child who has difficulty with organization

  • A child who has difficulty with handwriting

  • A child who over-reacts or under-reacts to movement, touch, or sound.

  • A child who is struggling with behavioral social skills

  • A child who is a picky eater

  • A child who demonstrates no hand preference after age 6

  • A child who struggles to regulate his/her activity level