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Speech-Language Therapy

The Language of Hope

CRCC’s Speech-Language Therapy Team specializes in working with children who have a wide range of diagnoses, medical complexities, cognitive challenges and developmental delays. Developing communication skills is one of the most important elements in socializing and creating valuable relationships. For the child faced with receptive and expressive language impairments, it is necessary to provide strategies and resources.

The goal of CRCC’s speech-language pathologists is to help children become successful communicators and independent language learners by tailoring a program specific to each child’s needs. They are specifically focused on treating communication and/or functional feeding impairments and providing evaluation, treatment and consultation in the following areas:

• Expressive language skills
• Receptive language skills
• Articulation
• Social skills
• Apraxia
• Fluency
• Oral motor skills
• Feeding and swallowing
• Dysarthria
• Disorders of voice
• Pragmatics
• Augmentative and alternative communication skills

Your child may benefit from, or be referred for, speech-language therapy services if they display delays or challenges with any of the following:

• Speech delays – articulation, fluency, voice control
   - Multiple errors or not understandable by age 3
  - Lack of vocalization by 6 months
  - Not recognizing objects in pictures by age 2
  - Nonverbal or single word utterances only by age 2 1/2
  - Drools beyond age 4

• Stuttering
• Vocal regulation
• Putting words into sentences
• Telling a story with a beginning, middle and end
• Social skills related to interacting with peers, making and keeping friends
• Appropriately playing with toys
• Blowing bubbles or whistling

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