Helping children of all ages and abilities to communicate.

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Therapists at IRG Cascade Children’s Therapy – Mill Creek use a variety of formal and informal tools and strategies to assess a child's communication development and speech and language abilities.

Areas evaluated may include:

Receptive language

  • Involving a child’s intake, understanding and comprehension of language

Expressive language

  • Involving a child’s communication and conveying of meaning to others

Articulation

  • Pronunciation of words

Phonology

  • Knowledge and implementation of the “rules” governing the use of speech sounds
  • Breathing in relation to the production of speech sounds
  • Vocal production

Social language

  • Using language and communication skills in social contexts through verbal interactions with others

Oral motor and feeding abilities

Fluency

  • Presence of stuttering

Play skills

Problem-solving skills

Preverbal communication

  • Includes displays of communication not involving words (e.g., gestures, facial expressions, eye gaze)
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Therapy for communication disorders and/or delays

Our therapists work with children in a fun, comfortable and evidence-based setting. Speech-language therapy sessions focus on a child's specific needs and developmental level and may include floor-play and/or table-top activities. Small group therapy may be also be offered to facilitate social-communication skill growth. Therapists use a variety of strategies in treatment, which may include:


Clinics That Offer
Pediatric Developmental Speech and Language Therapy