Who need speech therapy?
- Hearing impairments
- Cognitive (intellectual, thinking) or other developmental delays
- Weak oral muscles
- Chronic hoarseness
- Birth defects such as cleft lip or cleft palate
- Motor planning problems
- Articulation problems
- Fluency disorders
- Respiratory problems (breathing disorders)
- Feeding and swallowing disorders
- Traumatic brain injury
In shantinetan speech therapist does the evaluation to each individual child to figure out his speech deficits and levels of receptive and expressive speech, after the assessment therapist come up with strategies to work on each individual child to improve his speech skills.