What is Speech Therapy?
Speech Therapy in Early Intervention works towards goals dealing with challenges, such as stuttering, speech delays, speech/sound disorder, and more. This can have a profound impact on communication skills, social interaction, and academic success. By identifying and addressing speech and language delays, children will be able to overcome challenges and flourish in their development.
Typically an Early Intervention Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) will look for indicators such as:
– The presence or absence of common baby talk sounds
– The patterns in which a child moves their lips and tongue
– The timing of an infant’s first words
– Difficulties in the formation of categories of sounds