Speech and Language Pathology at Family Tree is focused on feeding and muscle based speech therapies, enhancing relationships, building social skills, and improving academic performance. We utilize each child's individual strengths to help facilitate change and help them to reach their greatest potential.  Diagnosis and treatment is performed taking into account the whole developmental picture.

We'll work on these skills:

  • Improving engagement and ability to relate with peers and family members
  • Reducing Auditory and Visual sensitivities which improves engagement, listening, reading and communicating
  • Feeding challenges
  • Eliminating tongue thrust, thumb and pacifier dependence
  • Enhancing the quality and depth of communication
  • Improving relationships with family and peers
  • Speech clarity/intelligibility
  • Memory and comprehension strategies
  • Organizational/planning skills
  • Reading comprehension
  • Verbal expression/word finding
  • Pragmatic and social skills

Therapy can benefit kids with:

  • Autistic Spectrum Disorders (including those that are non-verbal)
  • Auditory Processing Disorders
  • Dysarthria
  • Dyslexia
  • Dyspraxia/Apraxia/Articulation Disorders
  • Down Syndrome
  • Language Processing Disorders
  • Dysphagia/Feeding/Myofunctional Disorders
  • Voice Disorders

We utilize a developmental play based approach as our framework while utilizing the following therapy protocols to assist us in making a positive change for your family: