Speech therapy is the assessment and treatment of communication problems and speech disorders. It is performed by speech-language pathologists (SLPs), which are often referred to as speech therapists. We at shantniketan, SLP do the assessment to find out the receptive and expressive levels of speech from there they come with plan to improve the speech skills based on the child severity and levels of speech.
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