The foundation for communication begins long before a child can speak. Heartspring speech-language pathologists are skilled in working with children of all ages including infants with problems in feeding. Speech-language pathologists are trained to work with non-verbal children using sign language and augmentative communication devices as well as developing custom communication systems as needed. They also serve children who are verbal but have delayed speech and or language development. Research shows when diagnosis and treatment occurs early, children have better outcomes and greater success.
Speech-language pathologists at Heartspring have experience and training in the following areas: