Speech & language therapy is for evaluation and treatment of speech, language and swallowing disorders.

The speech and language pathologist (SLP) may evaluate your child’s ability to:

  • Tell you what his/her wants and needs are
  • Speak in a manner that others can understand (pronunciation, fluency and expression of language)
  • Understand what others say and follows directions
  • Play and socialize with others
  • Think, pay attention, listen
  • Eat and swallow a variety of foods, and get enough nutrition 

To learn more about speech and language therapists or a speech and language therapy evaluation read preparing for a speech and language therapy evaluation.
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