Speech Specialists provide in-home speech therapy in Brampton that are family centered and use the latest therapy techniques. We have a skilled team of speech-language pathologists that are experts in speech therapy. Our Speech Language Pathologists provide comprehensive assessments and treatment plans for each individual client.
We believe in a multi-disciplinary approach to speech therapy. This means that we work with other professionals such as teachers and doctors in order to provide the most effective results. We also educate the entire family in our speech therapy process.
Speech therapy services are available in Brampton for children, adults, and seniors.
Many parents are not sure if their child needs speech therapy. Here are some communication milestones for children that can help determine if there is a speech and language delay.
6 Months: Babbles and tries to imitate sounds. Can look towards the sound of music and sounds. Can chuckle and laugh and vocalize excitement and displeasure.
18 Months: Says or imitates 8-10 words and can attend to pictures. Can shake head “no” and follow 1-step directives.
24 Months: Says 15-20 words and can point to pictures in a book when named. Can use words more than gestures to communicate. Understands basic questions like “Where’s your shoe?”
3 Years: Uses 50-100 different words. Can match colors and answer simple “yes/no”, “what” and “where” questions. Can count to 3. He or she likes to play with other children.
4 years: Starts to use complex sentences. Sentences may range from 4-8 words in length. Can count to 10 and can talk about feelings.
5 years: Says all speech sounds in words and can name letters and words. Will follow classroom directions like “Draw a circle on your paper around something you eat.” Hears and understands most of what is said at home and in school. Can keep a conversation going with another person.
At the Speech Specialists, we believe early intervention is key when it comes to speech therapy. When children are young, their brains are highly receptive to language development and therefore make speech therapy much more effective. Early intervention also ensures that any such symptoms do not worsen over time and are addressed immediately. This way we can minimize the daily impact on a child’s life with regard to issues with language or speaking. Feel free to contact us so that we can help you in the best possible way.
If your child is not meeting these developmental milestones, you should consider seeking speech therapy services for your child.
Speech Therapy services in Brampton are available at home, school, daycare, or workplace based on what works best for you. In-home speech therapy services are also available in Mississauga, Oakville, and Milton. We also provide speech therapy in Toronto and Markham as well as many other locations throughout Ontario. For a list of our other locations, please click here.
Appointments for speech therapy Brampton are available on weekdays, after school, and on the weekends.
For more information about speech therapy Brampton, please fill out a contact form or call us
Toll-Free at 1-800 536-7173