Speech Therapy Young Girl

Diagnoses that may benefit from Speech/Language services include:

  • Cerebral Palsy
  • CVA/stroke
  • Autism and PDD
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Developmental delays
  • Neurological diseases including Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, ALS and others
  • Stuttering and fluency disorders
  • ADD, ADHD and attending disorders
  • Down Syndrome
  • Dementia
  • Intellectual dysfunction
  • Apraxia
  • Dysarthria
  • Oral and laryngeal cancers


Speech Therapy

Speech Therapy with Young Boy

Speech/Language Therapy focuses on helping individuals of all ages attain functional communication and language skills in all areas of their lives.

Functional communication and language skills that Speech/Language Pathologists address include:

  • Auditory Comprehension of the spoken language
  • Naming, word finding, grammar and syntax
  • Organizational language skills
  • Reading recognition of symbols and reading comprehension
  • Language structural skills both oral and written
  • Cognitive language skills
  • Short term memory skills and attending skills
  • Following verbal and written directions
  • Social language skills
  • Verbal and written expression skills
  • Oral motor skills and oral motor sequencing
  • Swallowing skills

Speech/Language services include an individualized evaluation to assess the client’s skills and areas of difficulty with the creation of a treatment plan with specific goals to address those targeted areas of concern. If results indicate that speech/language services are needed, the client is scheduled for treatment sessions to follow the plan of care.

Speech/language therapy services at Timber Creek Therapies include many tools found in the treatment room, hippotherapy on horseback and a cognitive treatment area designed to address functional skills needed for independence.