Resources

Disorders

Some signs that require a Speech-Language or Swallowing Evaluation:

Frustration when communicating

Speech that is not understood

Difficulty following directions

Improper grammatical structures

Chronic hoarseness

Limited vocabulary

Difficulty answering questions

Sudden change in ability to communicate

Difficulty with swallowing and/or eating

Poor socialization

Some signs that require an Occupational Therapy Evaluation:

Lacks body awareness (bumps things; clumsy)

Lacks hand preference

Uses one hand for tasks that require both

Delay in motor coordination (gross/fine motor skills)

Difficulty with balance activities

Difficulty with forming peer relationships

Lacks appropriate social skills for age.

Appears defensive to touch/textures, tastes, smells or sounds

Excessively craves rough play and may show lack of safety awareness

Is always in motion or difficulty attending

Kids Resources

Some signs that require a Reading Evaluation

Is your child struggling in the following areas:

Learning to speak

Learning letters and their sounds

Organizing written and spoken language

Memorizing number facts

Reading quickly enough to comprehend

Persisting with and comprehending longer reading assignments

Spelling

Learning a foreign language

Correctly doing math operations

We offer Orton-Gillingham based reading intervention, a multi-sensory, sequential, cumulative language art program to facilitate improvement in reading and writing skills.

Related Links

The below links can connect you to a variety of therapy organizations, institutions, and methods. We hope you find these useful and resourceful.

American Speech, Language Hearing Association: www.asha.org

The Hanen Program: www.hanen.org

Beckman Oral Motor: www.beckmanoralmotor.com

Handwriting Without Tears: www.hwtears.com

The Scerts Model: www.scerts.com

The Floortime Foundation: www.floortime.org

The National Stuttering Association: www.nsastutter.org

Autism Institute: www.autisminstitute.com

The Autism Education Network: nationalautismnetwork.com

The Autism Society of America: www.autism-society.org

Beyond Play: www.beyondplay.com

SPD Network: www.spdnetwork.org

The Prompt Institute: www.promptinstitute.com

The Kaufman Speech Praxis Technique: www.kidspeech.com

Picture Exchange Communication System: www.pecs.com

Talk Tools Oral Motor Program: www.talktoolstm.com

Baby Signs® Program: www.babysignlanguage.com

Zero to Three: www.zerotothree.org

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