Goals of speech/language services
Regulation, Engagement & Relatedness
Foundations for interacting and communicating.
Receptive Language & Processing
The ability to understand spoken or written information, including following directions and answering questions.
The ability to communicate to express one's perceptions, ideas, feelings or intentions to others through expanded vocabulary and grammatical skills.
The production of speech sounds, voice, fluency and appropriate rhythm.
Oral Motor & Sensory Skills
The physical skills that impact a child's ability to produce speech and can affect feeding/eating habits.
Social Use of Language
The “how' and “why” one communicates, which is impacted by speaker-listener intentions and relations.
The combined use of language, thinking, reasoning and motor skills which is a child's natural medium of self expression.
Independence & Self Help
The development of a positive self-image through the improvement of functional skills such as feeding, dressing, grooming and task completion.