Speech Therapy

Speech therapists help with speech but also with other kinds of challenges association dyslexia, dyspraxia and auditory processing disorders.
In fact  a speech therapist is more accurately referred to as a Speech Language Pathologist (SLP).

SLP’s can help with:

 

  • Articulation – Not speaking clearly and making errors with sounds.
  • Fluency – Trouble with the flow of speech such as stuttering.
  • Resonance or voice – Trouble with vocal pitch, volume and quality.
  • Other –  Difficulty with eating, swallowing and drooling.

SLP’s can help with:

 

  • Reception –   challenges with understanding (receiving) language.
  • Expression – trouble speaking (expressing) language.
  • Pragmatic language – difficulty using language in socially appropriate ways.