What is Pediatric
Speech Therapy?

The practice of a speech-Language Pathologists (SLP) is to work with your child on communication and swallowing disorders.

What is Pediatric Speech Therapy

A speech-language pathologist can help your child to comprehend and express spoken or written communications. The speech therapist can also assist your child with improving their ability to speak clearly, pronunciations, expressions, and fluency disorders. All children develop their ability to express themselves verbally at different rates, and when they fall below developmental norms it effects their ability to articulate and be understood. Our speech-Language Pathologists also focuses on patients who have difficulty swallowing.

We at Oxford are committed to providing the highest quality of patient care, we continuously strive for the optimal outcomes. Every employee at Oxford shares this commitment as we strive daily for clinical excellence, high standards of patient care, with a continues collaboration with our patients families, doctors and community healthcare providers to meet each child’s goals.

An Individualized treatment plan for your Child

Our a speech-Language Pathologists (SLP) work with you to identify and set strict goals in assisting your child to reach its goals. The therapist will evaluate, create, and provide an individualized treatment plan for you’re your Child.

An Individualized treatment plan for your Child

Speech Therapy focuses on the following areas:

  • Pronunciations
  • Verbal Expressions
  • Fluency disorders
  • Articulation
  • Sounds
  • Pragmatic language
  • Comprehension of language
  • Stuttering
  • Oral feeding
  • Swallowing

Who may benefit from Speech – Language Therapy ?

Kids with certain medical conditions may benefit. Some conditions are as follows:

  • Dyslexia
  • Articulation disorders
  • Fluency disorders
  • Resonance or voice disorders
  • Receptive disorders
  • Expressive disorders
  • Cognitive-communication disorders
  • Dysphagia/oral feeding disorders
  • Hearing impairments
  • Cognitive (intellectual, thinking) or other developmental delays
  • Weak oral muscles
  • Chronic hoarseness
  • Birth defects such as cleft lip or cleft palate
  • Autism
  • Motor planning problems
  • Articulation problems
  • Fluency disorders
  • Respiratory problems (breathing disorders)
  • Feeding and swallowing disorders
  • Traumatic brain injury

Other pediatric therapy provided by Oxford