Toddler Speech Therapy NYC
Kids go through a lot in their young lives. Not only do they grow a considerable deal, but they do a lot of personal development as well. As kids get older, they learn how to be a person as well as how to be their own person, and one of the key parts of expressing and understanding oneself as well as others is through speech. Speech issues are not that uncommon for kids, but children who experience difficulties should definitely get help. For toddler speech therapy in NYC, our expert speech pathologist Stacey Miller, SLP can help.
Stacey Miller, SLP has almost a decade’s worth of experience working with kids, treating speech and learning disabilities. She also has extensive experience with sensory integration which can be incorporated into specialized treatments and one-on-one sessions. There is no “one size fits all” treatment when it comes to things like this, so Stacey takes a personal approach to every situation. No matter what treatment will ultimately be best for your child, she always provides one-on-one sessions at the start to get to know your child, the way they think, what they respond best to, and what needs to be done to help them. This way, she can curate a specialized approach to help your child in the best and most comprehensive way possible. With her practice, Stacey aims to provide individualized, high-quality speech therapy services to children, ages 0 to 18 in all manner of related developmental issues and related concerns. There are plenty of concerns that may warrant speech therapy but one of the most common is issues with articulation, which is the production of speech sounds. An articulation disorder may be present when a child does not or cannot make speech sounds correctly due to incorrect placement or movement of the lips, tongue, velum, and/or pharynx, but toddler speech therapy in NYC can help.
East Harlem Learning Disability
A child’s acquisition of speech and language abilities is a natural developmental process that all children go through with varying degrees of difficulty. For most children speech is developed within the normal time period but for some children there maybe more significant problems developing language and a delay in the time frame of when that language development occurs. Language development can be delayed even further if the child has an East Harlem learning disability.
For those children that do have an East Harlem learning disability individual speech therapy with a licensed Speech Language Pathologist such as our practices’ Stacey Miller, SLP can help them overcome their learning disability and smooth the acquisition of language. The intervention starts with our SLP conducting a complete and comprehensive evaluation of the child’s communications skills, which includes an assessment of their oral motor abilities as well as formal and informal testing and observations. From this evaluation a written report will be generated and a comprehensive therapy plan will be developed. For those children who will benefit from individual speech therapy our therapist will schedule either, 30-, 45- or 60-minute sessions that will hone in on their specific needs. For instance, expressive and receptive language delays where the child is having difficulty making ideas or needs known as well as having trouble following directions or with basic understanding. Oral motor delays and feeding difficulties are addressed with the aid of specific exercises and massage techniques. Our SLP will also work with children with learning disabilities on articulation, the ability to make specific sounds, which maybe impaired due to the movement of the lips, tongue, velum or pharynx.
Our therapist also works with children that have an East Harlem learning disability in a group setting. Socialization groups help those children that have difficulty in building friendships due to social and pragmatic delays in language development. If you suspect your child is having difficulty or is delayed in developing speech and language call our office for an evaluation appointment.
Language therapist in NYC
Speech and a highly developed ability to communicate is part of what makes human beings human. Speech and language development is something that is based on the infant’s innate ability but is cultivated and crafted through exposure to outside stimuli and instruction. Sometimes the child needs help mastering speech development and expressive language and it is the mission of our language therapist in NYC to assist children from 0 – 18 in acquiring and perfecting their ability to speak. Stacey Miller, SLP has been helping children with speech and language problems as well as associated learning problems for over a decade, working with children who have moderate to severe learning disabilities and sensory integration issues.
Our language therapist in NYC begins working with each new patient by first doing a comprehensive evaluation of the child language and speech skills. The assessment includes an oral motor assessment, feeding evaluation as well as formal and informal testing and observations in all of the child’s environments. A written report with recommendations is presented to the parents and our therapist will discuss her findings in detail. Our therapist will generally work one-on-one with the child in the friendly atmosphere of its own home. These therapy sessions will cover whatever the child’s needs are such as oral motor delays and feeding difficulties, expressive and receptive language or articulation.
Our language therapist in NYC also works with children in groups or among other members of the family. For instance, delays in developing social and pragmatic language skills can cause the child difficulties in developing friendships and interacting in social situations. In a group setting of 2 – 4 children they all learn through creative play to develop social skills such as developing eye contact, initiating conversation, taking turns and other valuable skills. There is a music class for parents and young children between the ages or 2 – 4. Our language therapist also offers adult sign language courses. If your child is having trouble with language development or swallowing please make an appointment with our language therapist.
Adult sign language classes in NYC
American Sign Language (ASL) is the third most widely used language in the U.S., after English and Spanish, and a form of ASL has been used in the U.S. for over two hundred years. If you are interested in adult sign language classes in NYC, regardless if you have a hearing impairment or not, then speech therapist, Stacey Miller, SLP is here to help you better communicate with your child and/or loved one.
Many people with hearing impairments communicate by using ASL, which combines hand signs, gestures, and facial expressions to create words and sentences. As many as 500,000 people in the U.S. communicate using ASL. If you wish to begin or further your knowledge of ASL, then our adult sign language classes in NYC are for you. Adults may experience speech and language difficulties for a variety of reasons. This weekly sign language course teaches adults how to use sign language to communicate. Using ASL to communicate with your child, a friend, loved one, or colleague will greatly enrich your life, as well as those you are communicating with. We offer weekly beginner to advanced classes with Stacey Miller, a skilled speech therapist who has over seven years of experience in treating speech and learning disabilities as well as extensive experience with sensory integration. Stacey’s goal is to work with each child and family as individuals and create a realistic and functional communication plan for each child and family, based on their concerns and daily needs.
If you would like to learn more about our speech therapist, we highly recommend that you visit our practice’s main website to browse through some additional, detailed information that you might find useful. If you have any specific questions or concerns regarding adult sign language classes in NYC that we can help you with, please do not hesitate to contact the staff here directly. Our speech pathologist, Dr. Miller, looks forward to working with you and creating a realistic and functional communication plan for each child and family.
New York City Kids Speech Therapist
Speaking is one of the main ways in which we humans communicate with one another. Communication can help foster relationships between people, help us express our ideas and feeling, and allow us to complete everyday tasks and other necessary things. If your child has any speech issues or learning disabilities, it may be difficult for them to express themselves and relate to others, which is why it can be helpful to see a speech therapist for help and guidance. Our New York City kid’s speech therapist, Stacey Miller, SLP, can help when it comes to providing the therapy that kids need in order to overcome their learning disabilities or speech impediments.
There are many different issues that a child can develop that may prevent them from expressing themselves or grasping certain concepts. In order to help them out, it helps that you first have an expert provide them with an evaluation that will assess their situation and determine what their specific needs are. A full evaluation will also help our New York City kid’s speech therapist, Stacey Miller, SLP, become familiar with your child as a person, learning what their child’s personality is like so as to better curate a treatment plan that works for them. This initial evaluation will measure your child’s communication skills. From there, Stacey Miller can begin providing your child with the care that they need. Stacey Miller offers individual sessions of varying lengths to help with issues such as expressive and receptive language delays, oral motor delays and feeding difficulties as well as issues with articulation. Socialization groups can help with social and pragmatic delays. Stacey Miller also offers sign language programs for parents as well as for both parents and adults together.
Being a parent is demanding and it can be difficult to juggle everything in your life while also trying to provide for your child and for your entire family. Stacey Miller, SLP can easily accommodate to your busy schedule and work with you in order to find the time necessary to help your child learn to express themselves and to overcome any learning disorders or issues that they may have. Call today to learn more about the services and programs that our New York City kid’s speech therapist can offer you and you child.