Speech Pathology

Speech Pathology

Alluvion Health Speech Therapy focuses on a functional treatment approach that is individualized to meet client communication needs. We specialize in evaluating, diagnosing, and treating individuals of all ages using client’s interests and strengths to guide their way to success. Alluvion Health is honored to be invited into the lives of our patients and we enjoy helping them learn new skills.

Skills Addressed in Speech Therapy

CHILDREN:

  • Expressive & Receptive Language Disorders
  • Articulation & Phonological Disorders
  • Speech sound errors
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Childhood Apraxia of Speech
  • Fluency Disorders (Stuttering)
  • Literacy & Phonological Awareness
  • Social Skills & Pragmatic Language

ADULTS:

  • Aphasia
  • Cognitive Deficits
  • Dysphagia

MILESTONES TO KNOW

Vocabulary size:
1 year (12 months)………………………10 words
18 months………………………………20-50 words
24-32 months……………………200-500 words
48 months……………………..900-1500 words
5 years…………………………………2000+ words
Sentence Length: (minimum)
1-2-3 Rule
1 year…………..1 words phrases…………“mom”, “bottle”
2 years………………2 word phrases…………..“more milk”
3 years…………3 words phrases…………..“me go home”

How do I get services?

We are happy to speak with you to discuss your concerns, answer your questions, and provide you and your family with more information about our clinic. We offer a FREE SCREENING of your child’s basic speech and language skills. The results from the screen will determine if a formal comprehensive evaluation is recommended or not. If you have any question regarding your child’s speech and language development, we strongly encourage you to contact us.

What age ranges do you serve?

Alluvion Health Speech Therapy typically serves the age ranges of 2 through geriatric. The current caseload varies from ages 2 to 8 years of age. We strongly encourage early intervention as research indicates a greater impact on speech and language development.

How do I know if my child needs speech therapy?

Teachers, pediatricians, childcare workers, family members, or maybe you yourself have concerns about your child’s speech and language skills. If you have any concerns, please review the developmental milestones chart in the following link: https://www.asha.org/public/speech/development/chart/