Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) at Children’s Health Council help children with the following:
- Delayed language
- Reading decoding and comprehension
- Social skills
- Motor-speech disorders, e.g, apraxia
Some evidence–based (proven) methods of speech-language therapy include:
PROMPT used for speech disorders. Learn more about PROMPT.
HANEN: It Take Two to TalkR This program is a structured training course for parents to facilitate their child’s skill development for speech-language problems at home. This method is often used in combination with the child’s speech-language therapy. Its purpose is to accelerate a child’s progress by capitalizing on the daily interactions parents have with their child. Learn more about Hanen: It Takes Two to TalkR.
Lidcombe program is used for stuttering. Learn more about the Lidcombe program.