Customized Speech Disorder Therapy for Children and Adults
Speech-Language Development is a Queens based private practice dedicated to improving speech and language in children, teens and young adults, ages three through 21 who have communication disorders.
We are approved Providers by the Department of Education and are also Network Providers with Magnacare, Multiplan and Cigna.
Speech Disorder Therapy
At Speech-Language Development, we are a private practice designed to assist in improving speech and language in children.
Lisp Speech Impediment
A lisp is a speech impediment that is also known as sigmatism. This lisp speech impediment or language disorder in children..
Speech Pathology Services
Thousands of children are diagnosed with a communication disorder each year. There are numerous common speech problems in children..
The following are forms that Speech Language Development, SLP P.C. needs prior to the initial evaluation. Please view them, print them out and fill them out to the best of your ability, in order that they can be completed before you come in for the evaluation. Although it is your responsibility to know your insurance coverage, including co-payments and how many visits you are authorized, we will gladly help you in obtaining this information any way that we can.
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At Speech-Language Development, we are a private practice designed to assist in improving speech and language in children. Speech problems in children can include language development, oral-motor function, articulation, phonological disorders, language learning disability, and voice issues. As a speech-language pathologist, we will individually assess and treat each patient. Our speech disorder therapy helps appropriately… Continue reading Speech Disorder Therapy
I wanted to share an interesting technique to facilitate motivation in students in the school and in the home. This technique helps with not only organization but aids in promoting focus in youngsters. It also aids in generalizing speech techniques for fluency issues such as cluttering; for children who are generalizing sounds to spontaneous speech;… Continue reading Incentive Charts
How many words should my 2-year-old be able to say? Around their second birthday, many children begin to acquire words at breakneck speed, a phenomenon experts call the naming explosion. Most 2-year-olds can say about 100 words. By the time your toddler is 2 1/2, she’ll probably know close to 300. But not all children… Continue reading Words 2-year-old be able to say?
Sometimes when parents are busy, they let their toddlers watch videos. Can this help their language development? It probably won’t hurt, but TV and videos are poor substitutes for a parent’s involvement. Watching TV is a passive activity. Activities such as speaking to your child, reading to her, and labeling objects are better ways to… Continue reading Letting a toddler watch videos.
I have been working with an 8 year-old boy in a school with a cluttering issue. Cluttering is a fluency disorder, characterized by an irregular speech rate in which the words are condensed and a child speaks with progressively increased speech rate. Cluttering is also characterized by the initial loud voice that trails off to… Continue reading 8 year-old boy with a cluttering issue
There are separate standardized assessment tools administered for infants, school-aged children, adolescents and adults. Assessments primarily examine the form, content, understanding and use of language, as well as articulation, and phonology. Oral motor and swallowing assessments often require specialized training. These include the use of bedside examination tools and endoscopic/modified barium radiology procedures. Individuals may… Continue reading Methods of assessment
Speech-language pathologists serve individuals, families, groups, and the general public through a broad range of professional activities. They: Identify, define, and diagnose disorders of human communication and swallowing and assist in localization and diagnosis of diseases and conditions. Provide direct services using a variety of service delivery models to treat and/or address communication, swallowing, or… Continue reading Professional roles
The practice of speech-language pathology involves: Providing prevention, screening, consultation, assessment and diagnosis, treatment, intervention, management, counseling, and follow-up services for disorders of: Establishing augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) techniques and strategies including developing, selecting, and prescribing of such systems and devices (e.g., speech generating devices.) speech (i.e., phonation, articulation, fluency, resonance, and voice including… Continue reading Scope of practice
On a typical day a speech pathologist will: use written and oral tests, as well as special instruments, to diagnose the nature and extent of impairment and to record and analyze speech, language, and swallowing irregularities; develop an individualized plan of care tailored to each patient’s needs; select augmentative or alternative communication methods, including automated… Continue reading A Day in a Speech Pathologist’s Life
Speech-language pathologists, sometimes called speech therapists, assess, diagnose, treat, and help to prevent disorders related to speech, language, cognitive-communication, voice, swallowing, and fluency. Speech-language pathologists work with people who cannot produce speech sounds or cannot produce them clearly; those with speech rhythm and fluency problems, such as stuttering; people with voice disorders, such as inappropriate… Continue reading Nature of the Work
What is Speech and language pathology Speech-language pathology is the study of disorders that affect a person’s speech, language, cognition, voice, swallowing (dysphagia) and the rehabilitative or corrective treatment of physical and/or cognitive disorders communication and/or swallowing. Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) or Speech and Language Therapists (SLTs) address people’s speech production, vocal production, swallowing difficulties and… Continue reading What is Speech pathology?
A lisp is a speech impediment that is also known as sigmatism. This lisp speech impediment or language disorder in children creates speech that is unclear. This disorder is actually an articulation disorder because of the errors people make when talking. A lisp specifically refers to the substitution of the letters “s” and “z.” Typically… Continue reading Lisp Speech Impediment
Stuttering or stammering is a common disorder in speech development in children that interferes with fluent speech. Someone who stutters may repeat the first sound of a word or hold a single sound for a long period of time. This speech disorder can also be disrupted by involuntary silent blocks in which the person is… Continue reading Causes of Stuttering
With numerous different speech and language disorders, it is best to seek professional help when diagnosing and treating these disorders. At Speech-Language Development, we specialize in the assessment and treatment of language and speech disorders including causes of stuttering, cluttering, articulation, and apraxia. Cluttering of speech is one of the most common forms of language… Continue reading What is Cluttering of Speech
Thousands of children are diagnosed with a communication disorder each year. There are numerous common speech problems in children including stuttering, cluttering, articulation disorders,and apraxia. While speech may seem effortless to many, it is actually a complex process. This intricate process requires precise timing, nerve, and muscle control. The ability to understand language and produce… Continue reading Speech Pathology Services
Both language and speech problems in children affect a person’s ability to talk, read, write, and understand. With numerous different types of speech and language disorders in children, it is best to have your child individually assessed by a speech therapist. Speech disorders are problems with fluency, voice, or how a person says speech sounds.… Continue reading Common Language Disorders in Children
At Speech-Language Development, we are a private practice designed to assist in improving speech and language in children. Speech problems in children can include language development, oral-motor function, articulation, phonological disorders, language learning disability, and voice issues. As a speech-language pathologist, we will individually assess and treat each patient. Our speech disorder therapy helps appropriately… Continue reading All Children, Speech Problems
At Speech-Language Development, we offer speech disorder therapy for children who demonstrate delays in language development, articulation, language learning disability, and voice issues. From developmental apraxia of speech to oral-motor function disorders, we cater to each child’s special needs. At Speech-Language Development, we provide each child with an individual assessment and customized therapy. One of… Continue reading Articulation Therapy and Assessment
Developmental apraxia of speech is a neurological disorder, which is often characterized by the loss of the ability to execute movements and speech. Childhood apraxia of speech is a motor speech disorder. Children with this disorder find it difficult planning and producing the movements of the tongue, lips, jaw, and palate. These specific series of… Continue reading Treatment for Children With Apraxia of Speech
There are numerous different speech and language disorders. However, some of the most common disorders include stuttering, cluttering of speech, articulation, and apraxia. Apraxia of speech is an oral-motor disorder. This common disorder is a problem with motor coordination and motor planning. With this disorder, a person has difficulty moving the muscles and structures to… Continue reading Apraxia of Speech Assessment and Therapy
Great opportunity to advance in your career in Speech Pathology! As of March 4, 2013 Speech-Language Development is currently hiring a certified Speech-Language Pathologist (TSHH or TSLD required) interested to work as an Independent Provider. Therapy will be provided in the clients’ homes in Queens Per diem Car is a must You can send your… Continue reading Home Services Opportunity