Speech and Language Therapy (SLT)

Communication: The High Hopes speech and language pathologists strive to promote a child’s most effective form of communication. Their aim is to improve a child’s ability to use verbal and non-verbal language based on a holistic approach.

Oral Motor & Feeding: The speech therapy team is highly qualified to assess and offer feeding and oral motor therapy in order to support child’s daily life activities. Oral motor and feeding therapy are co-related areas which involve direct intervention to promote muscle condition and function related to breathing, sucking swallowing, chewing and speaking.

Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC): AAC involves using tools and techniques to create a communication system for children who are not yet using speech consistently. AAC is an interdisciplinary field that involves working with physiotherapy for positioning, occupation therapy for fine motor coordination, and vision therapy for understanding what a child can see.

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