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Speech Therapist in Tucson, AZ

The Child Language Center

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The Child Language Center
Our mission is to benefit children with speech and language disorders through specialized early intervention programs, research to improve language learning, and professional training that links research to clinical practice.

Speech Therapy Pathology

Our programs are designed to help young children 2 – 5 years of age develop speech, language, and pre-literacy skills necessary to participate confidently and successfully in family, social, and academic activities. Speech and language therapy is available for children who can benefit from these services.

Speech-language pathologists provide intake evaluations for children interested in attending any of Wings on Words programs. These clinicians also provide speech and language therapy for children with delays in this area that is integrated into a child’s preschool or ToddlerU experiences.

Screening: Screening includes a brief evaluation of a child’s speech and language skills to determine if a more in-depth evaluation should be completed. A hearing screening is part of the assessment.

Diagnostic Evaluation: A diagnostic evaluation includes an in-depth evaluation of a child’s speech and language skills. This includes a determination of whether the child performs as well as other children his or her age in terms of:

Speech Sounds – pronouncing individual sounds (articulation) and producing sounds in words and sentences (phonology).
Vocabulary – understanding and using an age-appropriate number of words to express basic concepts and ideas.
Grammar – putting words together to form sentences
Language Use – using language to reason, problem solve, and communicate with others to express wants and needs.

In addition, the child’s speech will be screened to rule out problems with voice (for example, chronic hoarseness) or fluency (stuttering).
Practice Areas
 Speech-Language Therapy  Motor Speech Disorders
 Adult Hearing Testing  Online / Video / Teletherapy
 Adult Speech/Language Disorders  Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders
 Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia  Pediatric Hearing Testing
 Aphasia  Raspy Voice / Muscle Tension Dysphonia
 Apraxia  Selective Mutism
 Auditory Brainstem Response Testing (ABR)  Speech Sound Disorders
 Autism Spectrum Disorders  Stuttering
 Child Speech/Language Disorders  Swallowing Difficulties / Dysphagia
 Developmental Delays  Tinnitus
 Hearing Aids  Traumatic Brain Injury and Stroke
 Hearing Conservation  Vestibular Testing
 Hearing Rehabilitation  Vocal Coaching for Singing and Performing
 Language-Based Learning Disabilities  Voice Disorders
 Learning Disabilities
Location
202 E Speedway Blvd
TucsonAZ 85705
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