SPEECH THERAPY SERVICES IN TORONTO
Speech disorders are all too common and can be corrected more easily if detected early. It is very common that these challenges with speaking clearly or pronunciation are noticed first at school and require the attention of a professional speech therapist to help. Often times this can be done as in home speech therapy and can be very effective if sessions are held on a regular schedule. Speech Therapy Works (Speechtherapyworks.ca) is a professional speech therapy company that provides a wide range of speech therapy services in Toronto and the surrounding areas. They can help with every aspect of the process including evaluation, diagnosis, counseling and treatment. Their team of speech therapy professionals takes a team approach, and will consult with patients, parents, teachers, doctors and other healthcare professionals to make sure they design a comprehensive program to help.
Evaluation & Diagnosis
The first step in any speech therapy effort begins with an evaluation. This process involves interviewing the person seeking treatment to better understand the challenges they have. This evaluation will be done by trained speech therapists that understand there is a wide range of speech issues and each of them may require a different approach to treatment. This diagnosis can also be done at your home, school or day care by one of the Speech Therapy Works home speech therapists to make it less stressful, especially for younger children.
Once the evaluation is complete, a diagnosis will be made for the type of speech issues uncovered during the initial interview. This diagnosis may include a consultation with other health care professionals. The outcome of this diagnosis will determine the course of speech therapy services that will be needed to rectify the problem. Some of the more common issues that are treated at these speech therapy sessions in Toronto include language delay, autism, Down syndrome, learning disabilities and stuttering. Each of these issues has a very specific treatment that needs to be performed on a regular basis to help improve the patient’s speech. The professionals from Speech Therapy Works are skilled in a wide range of treatments and ready to help.
Speech Therapy Treatments
Regularly scheduled speech therapy sessions will need to be conducted to put the patient on the road to improvement. All of these issues may be treated by Toronto speech therapists through a combination of sessions at a local school, day care or in home speech therapy sessions. All of the staff are home speech therapy professionals and can make visits as needed to help with the program. The key to improving all of these conditions is regular sessions to reinforce the lessons and techniques needed for improvement.
Tools & Other Techniques
During your first few sessions, the staff will suggest other things you can do to help the patient when they are not in a session. These everyday tools can speed the program by providing reinforcement between sessions and helping the patient learn how to correct their issues naturally. Some of these techniques will include word games and other creative, proven strategies for helping the patient along. The Speech Therapy Works has a proven track record of helping people of all ages overcome their speech issues, and they can help you.
1030 Sheppard Ave West, Toronto, ON M3H 6C1
Phone: (416) 553-0729