SPEECH AND LANGUAGE

Connections Speech and Language serves children from birth through age 21, focusing on improving their ability to communicate their needs by providing comprehensive evaluations of speech and language skills and ongoing specialized treatment plans. Our SLP therapists value learning and having fun, and take on a fun filled, child-centered and humor based therapy approach with family involvement highly encouraged. 

We treat a wide range of disabilities including speech/language impairment, articulation, developmental delays/disabilities, autism, genetic syndromes, hearing loss, sensory integration, reading/language processing, and more.

Kindergarten Guide

Kindergarten Guide

Baby with Hearing Aid

Baby with Hearing Aid

Speech Therapy

Speech Therapy

Stacking Blocks

Stacking Blocks

Learning the ABCs

Learning the ABCs

Speaking Practice

Speaking Practice

Signs that your child may benefit from speech therapy:

  • Your child is not understood by playmates or others

  • Your child shows frustration when trying to communicate

  • At three years old:

    • Only says 1-2 words at a time

    • Struggles to understand spoken directions with no visual assistance

    • Repeats what others say instead of responding

  • At four years old:

    • Uses only two- or three-word phrases with words out of order​

    • Is not able to answer simple questions like "what" or "where"

    • Unless nudged to speak, does not talk to peers or adults

  • At five years old:

    • Cannot answer "how" questions, or questions about the previous day or the next day​

    • Articulation is difficult for them and speech is still unclear

    • Talks a good amount, but comments may not be relevant to the situation

Our SLPs treat conditions such as:

  • Apraxia

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder

  • Articulation Disorders

  • Childhood onset Fluency Disorder

  • Developmental Delays 

  • Dyslexia

  • Expressive and Receptive Language Disorder

  • Phonological Disorder