Speech-Language Pathologist in Lake Oswego, OR
Judith Belk, Ph.D., CCC-SLP/Aud. | Speech-Language Pathologist photo
Judith Belk, Ph.D., CCC-SLP/Aud.
Center For Communication & Learning Skills
371 Sixth St.   
Lake OswegoOR 97034
Practice Information
All of our therapy programs provide monitored practice in skill development. Our aim is for you to build and use the skills you need in all communication and learning situations. Therapies are tailored for each client’s individual needs. Standardized assessments provide a starting point for treatment planning.

AMPS Cognitive Training: designed to provide a workout for the brain’s cognitive functions of attention, working memory, mental processing speed, “chunk sizing” and ability to multitask. AMPS uses a wide variety of clever and engaging exercises which are taught in the clinic in weekly appointments and then practiced at home with a parent or caregiver.

Attention Training: EEG Neurofeedback Training assists individuals with attention regulating disorders, with or without hyperactivity; auditory processing disorders, learning disabilities; cognitive deficits; and speech and language disorders.

Auditory and Visual Processing Programs: For people with difficulty regulating attention, concentration, and memory, or with other information processing, reading or learning difficulties, emotional or behavioral problems, or delays in speech and language development.

BrainWare Safari: has taken what is now known about the brain from neuroscience research, along with proven techniques from decades of clinical practice combined them with the best practices of video-game technology to produce a comprehensive, effective and engaging brain building software. Incorporates basic principles of neuroscience.

CAPDOTS: an online Dichotic Integration Listening Training Program used to treat Central Auditory Processing Issues Disorder. Each client's progress is monitored and guided by our staff and used with individuals from ages 5 years and older and also used with individuals with learning disabilities, dyslexia, autism, head injuries and hearing impairment.

Mind Power Program: aims to restore impaired cognitive functioning of individuals with attention deficit, memory deficits, learning disability or brain injury.

Cogmed: a computer-based program that addresses working memory, ability to recall and use information needed to accomplish a task.

Earobics: a computer program which provides comprehensive training in auditory processing and related listening and reading skills.

FastForWord: a computer program which, assists people to distinguish and process rapidly changing acoustic elements of speech at the rate needed for speech, language, listening and reading development.

Interactive Metronome Program (IM): a computer program which provides a focused and systematic way to exercise motor planning and sequencing capacities.

Learning Ears: an advanced auditory stimulation and training program, which incorporates a therapeutic listening program and specific work in ear-voice training.

NeuroNet: a learning readiness program that helps students become independent learners and designed to help students develop fluency in essential reading, math, and handwriting skills. NNet programs center around 4 Key Concepts: 1. Watch and learn, then think and do.
2. Develop fluency in early reading, handwriting, and math skills. Learn to use what you know to enhance new learning.
3. Get your brain to practice what you want your brain to learn: To develop fluency, you must practice fluency.
4. Learn to self-evaluate.

Center for Communication and Learning Skills offers each client a welcoming, comfortable, positive and growth-oriented environment. We provide state-of-the-art tools to safely, efficiently, and gracefully achieve change. We provide progress review, consultation, and guidance during Center-based or home-based programs. We determine the most treatment feasible plan in partnership with our clients and their families. Greater use of new technology allows us to also closely supervise in-home treatment.for developmental or restorative services.
 ASHA Certified Audiologist (CCC-A)
 ASHA Certified Speech-Language Pathologist (CCC-SLP)
 Certified Orofacial Myologist (COM)
 Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology (FAAA)
 Licensed Audiologist (State)
 Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (State)
Syracuse University: B.S. in Speech-Language Pathology, Audiology and Elementary Education
Syracuse University. M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology, Audiology and Psychology
University of California, Los Angeles. M.S. in Developmental Psychology
University of Southern California. Ph.D. in Special Education, Communication Disorders
University of Southern California Medical Center and Rancho Los Amigos Hospital. Graduate Fellowship in Craniofacial Anomalies, Learning Disabilities and Developmental Disabilities.
Dr. Judith Belk has credentials in Speech-Language Pathology, Audiology, Developmental Psychology, Special Education, Counseling and EEG (Neurofeedback) and Biofeedback. She has worked in universities, hospitals, clinics, private practice and schools. She works with individuals, families, parent groups, school districts and community agencies. She assists clients and their school/work staff to create meaningful, respectful, and efficient treatment services and accommodations.

Dr. Belk is an international speaker and seminar leader who holds the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) in both Speech-Language Pathology and in Audiology. She is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology. She is licensed by the Oregon Board of Medical Examiners in both Speech-Language Pathology and in Audiology.

She has been Department Chair of Special Education in a Portland, OR-area high school and an adjunct professor in graduate programs of local universities, teaching courses in child development, child and adolescent psychology, abnormal psychology and special education. She presents online seminars on treating children and adults with autism, attention, memory and auditory processing challenges, as well as treating people who have legal histories and these issues.

Dr. Belk, a seasoned clinician who values multidisciplinary collaboration, has considerable expertise in working with individuals with learning disorders and differences, speech and hearing disorders, auditory processing disorders, dyslexia, autism/Asperger’s Syndrome, brain injuries, attention deficit disorders, mental retardation, and attachment and adoption issues. Clients appreciate her warmth, joy, humor, optimism and sincere interest in facilitating their personal growth. She has strong skills in aiding clients to increase independence, to know themselves better, and to enhance their capabilities.
Practice Areas/Issues Treated
 Speech-Language Therapy
 Accent Reduction
 Adult Hearing Testing
 Adult Speech/Language Disorders
 Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia
 Auditory Brainstem Response Testing (ABR)
 Autism Spectrum Disorders
 Child Speech/Language Disorders
 Cochlear Implants
 Developmental Delays
 Electronystagmography Testing (ENG)
 English as a Second Language
 Head and Neck Cancer
 Hearing Aids
 Hearing Conservation
 Hearing Rehabilitation
 Language-Based Learning Disabilities
 Learning Disabilities
 Mental Health and Speech Issues
 Motor Speech Disorders
 Newborn Hearing Screening
 Online / Video / Teletherapy
 Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders
 Pediatric Hearing Testing
 Raspy Voice / Muscle Tension Dysphonia
 Selective Mutism
 Speech Sound Disorders
 Swallowing Difficulties / Dysphagia
 Traumatic Brain Injury and Stroke
 Vestibular Testing
 Vocal Coaching for Singing and Performing
 Voice Disorders
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