How do I know if my child needs speech and language therapy?
At our clinic, the speech language therapist takes a thorough assessment of every child and plans the therapy module which is best suited to the child, his present level of language and understanding and that which will bring about his optimum level of potential.
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Children who may benefit from Speech and Language Therapy are:
- Misarticulations/ difficulty in producing specific sounds
- Hearing Impairment
- Autism Spectrum Disorders
- Genetic conditions like Down Syndrome
- Childhood Apraxia of speech
- Speech Language Delay/ Impairment
- Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorders
- Learning disabilities
- Oro- motor difficulties
- Cognitive deficit/delay
- Cleft lip & palate
- Cerebral palsy
- Voice disorders
- Swallowing disorders
- Loss of speech post head injury
Delaying speech language therapy for your child runs the risk of missing that all-important window of time between birth and three years of age when the brain is maturing and learning happens rapidly.
The ability to express one's self is paramount. Speech therapy may help your child achieve a greater ability to use and understand language, to communicate with others, and to express himself or herself to the greatest extent possible.