Communication skills are the foundation of the learning process and also play a critical role in a young child’s social, emotional and academic development. The staff at Suburban Speech Center are committed to providing the most effective, individualized theapy treatment with a strong home-carryover program for parents, caregivers, teachers and specialists for each child.
Therapeutic Techniques & Materials used at SSC include:
Provides a clinically-proven methodology which combines Floor Time with developmental communication, language and speech theory and techniques.
Techniques developed by Dr. Vincent Carbone that focus on teaching language across the functional classes leading to a more spontaneous and complex language repertoire.
The diagnosis and treatment of sounds in isolation, words and conversation. A multi-sensory approach is used to correct sounds and processes.
An individualized program that assesses the underlying behavioral condition and provides a framework for choosing and implementing effective ways to meet those needs.
This approach focuses on helping children master the building blocks of relating, communicating and thinking.
A family-based approach to early language intervention for children. The essence of this approach is to encourage communication by indirect action.
A treatment approach for children who have a limited repertoire of consonants and vowels and have difficulty sequencing sounds into syllables, words, and phrases.
Language Therapy is initiated to address deficits in semantics, syntax, morphology and pragmatics
A focused program and effective system for engaging children and providing them with the tools for mastering language. Links helps children establish attending skills and build competence in auditory memory, language processing and syntax.
Diagnosis and treatment of a deviate swallow – oral facial muscle imbalance (tongue thrust).
Techniques that increase range of motion, muscle strength and coordination of the face and oral structures. Interventions may include Sara Rosenfeld Johnson’s protocol or Pamella Marshalla’s therapeutic regimen.
A program that emphasizes the development of functional communication. These symbols incorporate the use of photographs, colored pictures, picture symbols, adstract symbols, written words or a combination.
A multi-sensory approach that inspires and supports children by building phonological awareness. This program includes letter recognition, segmenting, blending, decoding, rhyming and spelling of words.
A tactile-based treatment method that provides input to all areas by using touch, pressure, specific placements, creating auditory and visual awareness and by being sensitive to timing.
A new, innovative approach that offers strategies derived from empirical research and sound clinical/educational practice. This model directly addresses the core challenges faced by children with ASD and related disabilities.