Our therapists are highly trained with evidence-based programs including Hanen, PROMPT, PECs, Proloquo 2 Go, and Motor Speech Training.
According to the University of Alberta, between 8 and 12 percent of Canadian preschoolers have some form of language impairment. These could be language delays or other speech difficulties.
Early intervention is very important for a child with a speech or language delay.
At the Speech Specialists, we are big advocates for early intervention 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 since they 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 call us so that we can help you in the best possible way.
We are an outstanding team of therapists that are skilled, knowledgeable and know how to help. Our therapists will:
“I’m worried that my child may have a speech or language difficulty but I’m not sure if they need speech therapy. What do I do?”
If you have concerns about your child’s speech, you should consider getting an initial assessment by a registered Speech Language Pathologist. While each child is different, a general guideline for speech and communication skills can be looked at to see what is expected from children at different ages.
Consider speech therapy if your child does not meet the following developmental milestones:
Speech Therapy services in Kitchener and Cambridge are available at the home, school, daycare, or workplace based on what works best for you. In-home speech therapy services are also available in Waterloo and Guelph. For a list of our other locations, please click here.
Appointments for speech therapy Kitchener/Cambridge are available on weekdays, after school, and on the weekends.
For more information about speech therapy Kitchener/Cambridge, please fill out a contact form or call us
Toll-Free at 1-800 536-7173