Communication plays a vital role in all aspects of a childâ€™s everyday life â€?in school, families and recreation. When communication processes are damaged, human interactions are limited and profound social and academic consequences can result.
Hollar Speech and Language Services focuses on improving speech/language skills in children using a family centered model to enhance interactive communication that supports the childâ€™s social and academic growth.
Pediatric Language Therapy
Children who have difficulty understanding what is said to them or expressing themselves through speech and gestures many have language deficits. Common problems manifest in a childâ€™s ability to ask and answer questions, follow directions, tell stories and interact socially with others. Treating these deficits can significantly increase a childâ€™s school and social performance.
Pediatric Speech Therapy
Children who are hard to understand stutter or whose voices sound rough, hoarse or nasal, all have speech problems. Timely intervention can reduce frustration and isolation from family and friends, while decreasing the risk to future reading and spelling difficulties.
We provide Evaluation and Treatment of:
In addition to traditional language intervention strategies, Hollar Speech/Language Services also utilizes the following intervention approaches: Greenspan Floor Time Model Links to Language. This is a child centered play based approach which is utilized to increase language skills.
- Language Delays and Disorders
- Language-Based Learning Disabilities
- Deficits in Social Use of Language (Pragmatics)
- Central Auditory Processing Deficits
- Articulation and Phonological Disorders
- Craniofacial Speech Disorders(Cleft Palate)
- Tongue Thrust (Orthodontic Support Services