Speech therapy is a specialized field that focuses on diagnosing and treating communication and swallowing disorders. Through targeted interventions, speech therapists work with individuals of all ages to improve their speech, language, and overall communication skills. Whether addressing speech sound production, language comprehension, social communication, or swallowing difficulties, speech therapy offers tailored strategies and techniques to help individuals reach their full communication potential.
Discover the benefits of speech therapy and how it can positively impact your life by exploring the helpful information below.
Who can an SLP help?
Benefits of Speech Therapy
Your child may need speech-language therapy if he/she:
Has a diagnosis of autism or other developmental delays
Has speech that is difficult to understand
Does not seem to understand questions or directions
Cannot express themselves using sentences similar to the peers
Has a hearing loss
Did not say words by 12 months
Does not seem interested in developmentally appropriate play with toys