Speech Therapy

Our services / Speech Therapy

Our speech language-pathologists help meet the needs of children who have communication challenges, swallowing/feeding concerns, reading difficulties, and language delays. They go above and beyond to help their patients communicate through various treatment approaches and adaptive strategies. Our speech team values educating caregivers in order to work together to help their child meet their goals.

Pediatric Speech Therapy addresses the following areas through creative intervention, talk, and play:

  • Language Delays/Disorders
  • Oral Motor Skills
  • Feeding/Swallowing Disorders
  • Articulation Disorders
  • Phonological Disorders
  • Dyslexia
  • Stuttering/Fluency
  • Auditory Processing
  • Social Skills/Pragmatics
  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)
  • Voice

Feeding

Feeding therapy addresses oral motor, swallowing, sensory difficulties and/or food aversions related to interacting and consuming foods. Sessions include a variety of strategies and ideas to increase oral motor skills. Mealtime routines and caregiver education will be provided as needed to improve overall feelings around food. A variety of approaches are utilized and combined to provide an individualized approach for each child and family. The following specialized trainings may be utilized in your therapy sessions: SOS Approach to Feeding, Food Chaining, Sensory Motor Approach to Feeding, etc. The following concerns may be addressed in feeding therapy: food refusal, food selectivity, reduced or limited intake, g-tube feedings, dysphagia (swallowing difficulty), oral motor deficits, difficulty transitioning from bottle to solids, and/or mealtime tantrums.

Dyslexia

Dyslexia therapy addresses reading, spelling, comprehension, and phonological awareness skills. Treatment of dyslexia focuses on alphabet/letter knowledge, phonological awareness, sound-symbol correspondence, sight word knowledge, reading, spelling, and more! Intervention is provided in a one-on-one session with Orton-Gillingham based lessons, activities, and techniques. Dyslexia intervention equips kids with strategies and tools to help them achieve their academic goals and succeed in future endeavors.

 

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What Our Families Are Saying:

  • "We love FPT and all the therapists who have helped our daughter! Each therapist has been loving, patient, encouraging and hardworking with our girl. We have seen so much progress from when we began two years ago!! We’re very thankful for FPT and look forward to our therapy day each week! I would highly recommend them to any other parent." - Caroline Middlebrooks

  • "Love this place! Everyone there is the most kind and compassionate women I’ve ever met. They really go above and beyond to help your child, but also help you understand the best ways to help your child. I’m so thankful for everything they’ve done for my daughter in just the few short weeks she been going here. Such a great place!" -Jessica Bywater

  • "My son has been coming here for longer than I can remember. Everyone is super nice and extremely helpful and knowledgeable as to the best options for the best care of my child. The new ownership is hands down the best. You can feel the love in the atmosphere when you walk in the door. Every one is excited to be there. I will never take my child anywhere else." -Christina Terry

  • "My daughter has been coming here for the majority of her life. If it wasn't for the speech therapists, occupational therapists, and physical therapists at Foundations, my daughter would not have progressed as far as she has. We absolutely love everyone there, even the front office staff. Thank you for caring for each of your clients, including my daughter." -Denise Corley

  • "Our therapist always go above and beyond for my son! They are a part of our family and have helped my son reach milestones we did not know were possible! My son receives PT, OT, speech and feeding. I would absolutely recommend their services to anyone!" - Jasmine Caldwell

  • “We are so thankful for Foundations. Everyone here is a blessing to us!” - Kelli Bufford