Frequently Asked Questions
1. What are warning signs of potential language deficits in children?
You should consider speech therapy for your child if you have a difficult time understanding your child or if your child becomes frustrated when you do not understand their message.
2. Why bother with therapy if my child might eventually outgrow their speech delay?
If the child’s speech and language disorder is prominent, it is not likely that they will be able to outgrow it. Whether their difficulty is subtle or profound, these difficulties will have an impact on their future learning capacity, literacy and social-emotional development. However, it is never too late to get involved in speech therapy.
3. What are advantages of group treatment?
Therapeutic intervention in a group setting can benefit your child in a number of ways. It allows your child to actively participate in a social environment where ‘everyday language’ is practiced. Ina group setting, your child will learn interactive styles of language such as how to properly initiate and terminate natural conversation while reinforcing your child’s speech and language goals.
4. What are the benefits of an intensive program?
By being involved in an intensive program, your child will benefit by attaining further progression in a shorter amount of time due to the frequency of the program. Intensive programs run daily as opposed to weekly to ensure that your child will spend less time with review and more time utilizing the session to its maximum benefit.