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Speech-Language Pathologist in Beverly Hills, CA

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Lil' Bloomers, LLC

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Pediatric Speech Therapy Clinic
At Lil’ Bloomers, we provide a caring, comprehensive, best practices approach to evaluating and treating infants and children exhibiting speech, language, feeding, and / or oral motor disorders. Our therapists tailor treatment to meet the unique needs of your child. Our 18 years of experience and extensive certifications allow us to integrate different modalities and approaches to achieve desired outcomes. Our therapists are constantly seeking new treatment methods and can be consulted with regard to both traditional and upcoming / research based trends.
Bio
With regard to any child’s treatment, I know there is no cookbook approach for great speech therapy. Every client is unique even if they have the same label! I view labels as imperative for reimbursement or placement purposes because most schools and insurance companies demand them. In my practice, the description of the client’s challenges and strengths, combined with what elicitation techniques worked in their evaluation, is what drives my treatment plan and goals for therapy. I know when to use traditional methods and when to pull from my unconventional, yet proven, trick bag. The bottom line is I’m dedicated to helping my clients communicate and I will do whatever it takes to make them successful! I love being a Speech Language Pathologist!

As far as the other therapists that call Lil’ Bloomers their “home away from home”….. Each one has excellent clinical skills and that little extra something that makes them invaluable to the Lil’ Bloomers family. Check back for their updated profiles.
Practice Areas
 Speech-Language Therapy  Online / Video / Teletherapy
 Apraxia  Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders
 Autism Spectrum Disorders  Raspy Voice / Muscle Tension Dysphonia
 Child Speech/Language Disorders  Speech Sound Disorders
 Developmental Delays  Traumatic Brain Injury and Stroke
 Language-Based Learning Disabilities  Vocal Coaching for Singing and Performing
 Motor Speech Disorders
Certifications
 ASHA Certified Speech-Language Pathologist (CCC-SLP)
Education/Training
In addition to lengthy post graduate training I hold current certifications in:

* Current American Speech Language and Hearing Association Certification
* Bilingual Endorsement indicating expertise in the evaluation and diagnosis of multi-lingual language users from the Bilingual Extension Institute at Colombia University
* Accomplished Master ( currently training for Level 5 Certification) from SRJ Therapies
* Advanced intervention training from the PROMPT Institute
* Advanced feeding therapy in the following methodologies:
o SOS Feeding Approach by Kay Toomey - SOS Feeding is a program for assessing and treating children with feeding and weight/growth difficulties. Developed by Dr. Toomey over nearly two decades of work with problem feeders.
o Sensory Motor Approach by Lori Overland - Methods of promoting acceptance of touch for therapeutic feeding and oral stimulation and movement as well as hands-on learning of techniques for spoon feeding, straw drinking and chewing solid foods.
Memberships
ASHA
Payments Accepted
Cash, Check, Credit Cards
Hours:By Appointment Only
License:California
Location
337 S. Beverly Drive
Suite 107
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