What is Speech Therapy?

We contract with Capernaum Pediatric Therapy for Occupational, Physical, and Speech Therapy. Children receive speech-language therapy to learn to better communicate their wants and needs and to achieve their individually-designed goals. Speech-language pathologists work on articulation skills, language development, and oral motor/feeding challenges.

The team treat children with the following diagnoses and more:

    • Accent Modification
    • Articulation Disorders
    • Auditory Processing Disorders (APD)
    • Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), Asperger’s and PDD-NOS
    • Cerebral Palsy (CP)
    • Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS)
    • Cleft Lip and Palate
    • Developmental Delays (DD)
    • Down Syndrome (DS)
    • Feeding and Swallowing Disorders
    • Fluency Disorders (Stuttering)
    • Oral Motor Disorders
    • Phonological Disorders
    • Pragmatic Disorders (Social Skills)
    • Receptive/ Expressive Language Delays
    • Voice and Resonance Disorders
    • And Many Others!

    Capernaum’s speech-language pathologists encourage the development of communication skills in a wide variety of play-based activities. Specialized treatment techniques may include, but are not limited to:

    • Augmentative and Assistive Communication (AAC)
    • Home Program Development
    • Social Skills Training
    • “S.O.S.” and other Feeding Approaches
    • Swallowing and other Oral-Motor Interventions
    • Speech and Language Therapy
    • Voice, Fluency, and Resonance Therapy