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Speech-Language Pathology



The Speech-Language Pathology Department evaluates children with speech, language, cognitive, feeding/swallowing, and auditory impairments, and our pediatric speech pathologists or (pediatric speech therapists) provide specialized therapy to develop their language and communication skills.

Pediatric speech pathology offers individual, paired-peer, and group therapy, along with community and caregiver education for those who are concerned about their child’s speech, language or communication skills. Learn more about our pediatric speech pathology services.

Signs of Early Communications Problems

Your child may have a speech problem or communication disorder and should see one of our pediatric speech pathologists if he or she:

  • Never gestures or imitates
  • Cannot associate a name with an object
  • Does not talk frequently or at all
  • Cannot understand speech
  • Almost never imitates speech

For signs of early communication problems by age group before seeing pediatric speech-language pathologists (or pediatric speech therapists), click here.

For Referring Physicians

Please print and complete the Developmental Services Prescription Form.

Upcoming Events

Pediatric Voice: Empowering Vocal Health And Wellness

January 20, 2024, 9:00 am-4:00 pm PST

Live Online Seminar – 6 Hours of CEU Credit

This course focuses on practical techniques for assessing and treating pediatric voice disorders that can be utilized in private practice as well as school-based settings. Specific emphasis will be placed on therapeutic principles, exercises, and activities for the treatment of hyperfunction. Special considerations and management of vocal cord dysfunction and affirming voice care will be discussed.


Forms for Your Child's Appointment

Please fill out the Developmental Questionnaire (also available en español) and bring to your first visit.