Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) are professionals who are trained to assess speech and language development and to treat speech and language disorders. SLPs are sometimes informally referred to as speech therapists. There are many different areas within speech and language that an SLP is qualified to assess and treat, including (but not limited to) the following:
Sometimes speech and/or language disorders co-occur with other diagnoses, such as:
Every individual child possesses different strengths and weaknesses when using speech and language effectively to communicate with others. At Play to Grow Developmental Therapy Services, we are dedicated to assisting children in developing effective and functional communication skills that will carry over into every aspect of their lives. If you have concerns about your child’s speech and/or language skills, please contact us at Play to Grow Developmental Therapy Services. We would be happy to answer any questions you may have or to provide a complimentary speech and language screening to determine if further evaluation or treatment may be necessary.