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Pediatric Speech-Language Therapy Program

Parents of children and young adults diagnosed with speech-language delays, disorders and disabilities, know how difficult it can be watching your child struggle to communicate. We work hand-in-hand with families, physicians and specialized clinicians to make sure your child gets the support and state-of-the-art services they need to succeed.

Levels Of Care for the Pediatric Speech-Language Therapy Program

Along the way, your recovery is supported by some the most advanced rehabilitation treatments, research and programs available that create a continuum of care.

  • Outpatient

Spaulding's Approach

We use a team-based approach to work with patients and families. We also evaluate adolescents with developmental disabilities who are either non-verbal or have limited verbal skills.

Our clinicians have advanced training and experience working with a variety of diagnoses, including:

  • Neurological Disorders
  • Expressive and Receptive Language Disorders
  • Fluency/Stuttering
  • Phonological Disorders
  • Craniofacial abnormalities
  • Semantic and/or Pragmatic Language Disorders
  • Auditory Processing Disorders
  • Sensory Integration Disorders
  • Feeding or Swallowing Problems

Speech Language Therapy Activities

In speech and language therapy at Spaulding, we work with your child using a variety of strategies. These can include language intervention activities and articulation activities in which our team models proper pronunciation, grammar and vocabulary for your child. We work with your child using toys, objects, pictures, and books to make learning and repetitive practice fun.

Feeling Tongue Tied: Informed Decision-Making Regarding Tongue Ties and Associated Surgeries

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There seems to be disagreement in the medical community about the decision to surgically intervene when a tongue tie has been identified.