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East Harlem oral motor therapy

East Harlem Oral Motor Therapy

Oral motor therapy sessions in East Harlem

Kids do a lot of growing up when they’re young. Many of the basic skills they will have for life are learned and developed during the very early stages of their lives, but sometimes kids need a little help. When your child isn’t meeting milestones when they should, it is time to seek the help of an expert. When it comes to oral motor skills like speaking and eating, Stacey Miller, SLP is here to provide the East Harlem oral motor therapy sessions your child needs.

Stacey Miller, SLP is a skilled Manhattan-based speech therapist who provides individualized, high-quality speech therapy services to children between the ages of 0 to 18. With almost a decade’s worth of experience in treating speech and learning disabilities as well as extensive experience with sensory integration, Stacey aims to provide personable one-on-one treatment to each of her clients in order to better meet their needs. Each child is different and will respond to treatment differently, which is where therapy comes in. Stacey meets with kids and their parents for a preliminary visit where she gets to better know you and your child, learning more about how your child learns and understands things in order to create a treatment plan that will suit them best. Her East Harlem oral motor therapy works to strengthen the oral skills necessary for proper speech and feeding development in individual children. These skills include awareness, strength, coordination, and movement, as well as endurance of the lips, cheeks, tongue, and jaw. Treatment and therapy will last as long as your child needs, adjusting as your child changes and develops throughout the course of their care.

When it comes to developing skills that will allow them to be independent and understood, it is vital as a parent that you nurture your child’s needs and get them the care they require. If you are looking for East Harlem oral motor therapy sessions for your child, Stacey Miller, SLP will provide you with the dedication, commitment and care that you and your child deserve.

Serving Manhattan
(646) 525-4817

Sign Language Course for Adults in East Harlem

Sign Language Course for Adults in East Harlem

Sign Language Course for Adults in East Harlem

Sign Language Course for Adults in East Harlem

Children do a lot of learning in their young lives. They learn to become individuals, how to interact with others, and how to take care of themselves. But parents learn a lot, too, and sometimes it is necessary that parents take an extra step in order to teach their children, too. For parents whose children are deaf, hard of hearing, nonverbal or need to use other forms of communication in order to speak, we have a sign language course for adults in East Harlem with Stacey Miller, SLP that can help.

Sign language can help many people communicate, and it can be useful in more ways than one. But for parents of children who will need to learn and use sign language themselves, it’s important that they become familiar with the language before teaching it to their children and using it to communicate with them. Stacey Miller, SLP has over 7 years of experience when it comes to treating speech and learning disabilities in children between the ages of 0 and 18. As a Manhattan-based speech therapist, her practice offers speech, language and oral motor therapy via one-on-one personalized sessions. But in addition to the work she provides for children of all ages, she also offers a sign language course for adults in East Harlem. These classes accept beginner and advanced students, as well as anyone in between that wants to learn. Learning sign language can help parents better teach and communicate with their children, and it can also be useful for family members, caregivers, teachers, program directors, and more. Our class is held every week and learning is easier than you think. Many people claim that learning sign language is easier than learning a new spoken language, and generally takes less time as well.

If your child needs to learn sign language, or if you would like to learn sign language for other reasons, then Stacey Miller, SLP invites you to her sign language course for adults in East Harlem.

Serving Manhattan
(646) 525-4817

Speech Pathology in Manhattan NY

Articulation Sessions for Children in Manhattan NY

Speech Pathology in Manhattan NY

Speech Pathology in Manhattan NY

There are numerous benefits to our speech pathology in Manhattan NY. Your child may be developing speech more slowly or lagging behind the progress that he or she should be. If so, turn to Stacey Miller, SLP for the professional assistance when it comes articulation and forming speech sounds properly, which includes issues with stuttering, stammering, and lisping. She has extensive experience in this area.

Sounding out consonants and vowels and keeping the sounds separate from each other is key to being understood when talking. It is not unusual for children to have challenges with doing so early o, but by the age of about 5, she or he should be progressing past that. If not, then you can turn to our speech pathology in Manhattan NY. Your child may be feeling frustrated. Other children may have noticed and this can be a source of stress when he or she feels different or that there is something “wrong” with the way she or he is speaking. Of course, this is not the case at all, but social interactions, particularly once school begins, become crucial. Stacey will identify the root causes of your child’s articulation problems and tailor a program to his or her specific needs. One-on-one training yields excellent results. Your child might have undiagnosed hearing difficulties, for example. And stuttering and stammering can be hereditary. The sooner that she or he begins articulation sessions, the easier it will be to overcome the concerns at hand. It is essential to prevent them from becoming habitual, which can make the situation more complicated and timely to address effectively.

To take advantage of what our speech pathology in Manhattan NY can do, contact our office today and let us arrange a convenient appointment for you and your child to come in for an evaluation. Let Stacey explain exactly what can be accomplished and how it will be done.

Stacey Miller, SLP
Serving Manhattan
(646) 525-4817

Pediatric Feeding Problems in Manhattan

Diagnosing and treating feeding problems in NYC

Pediatric feeding problems in Manhattan

Pediatric feeding problems in Manhattan

Having a baby is a huge milestone, but the work does not end there. As a parent, you have the opportunity to help your child grow into a person of their own, and in order to do that you will need to make sure that your child is as healthy as can be. In general, parents should keep an eye on their children in order to look out for any troubling signs or symptoms, and if your child is having difficulties when it comes to feeding then they may have a disorder. Luckily, there is something that you can do about it. When it comes to pediatric feeding problems in Manhattan, Stacey Miller, SLP is here to help diagnose and treat the issue.

As a parent, it is your job to make sure that your child is taken care of on a daily basis and that over time they learn how to do this successfully on their own so that they can become independent individuals. Sometimes, learning to do certain things can be challenging, but parents may feel especially frustrated if their child gives them a hard time when it is time to eat. Feeding problems tend to manifest in the lack of interest in eating or in the refusal to eat certain foods. In some cases, this is normal, and it simply shows your child’s range of personal tastes. But sometimes, these sorts of concerns can be troubling, especially when your child refuses to eat something that they need in order to be healthy. If you believe that your child has any pediatric feeding problems, in Manhattan Stacey Miller, SLP can help you. Stacey Miller is extremely experienced when it comes to feeding problems as well as other issues involving speech, language and oral motor therapy. She will sit down with your child, get to know them better, and observe their behavior in order to gather data and perhaps important clues as to why they eat, or don’t eat, the way they do. From there, she can help you overcome these issues so that your child can be healthy.

Feeding is important, and each child is different so Stacey Miller, SLP looks for ways to personalize treatments as much as possible. She will work alongside your child at a rate that suits them and their needs so that they can comfortably overcome any issues they have with pediatric feeding problems in Manhattan.

Serving Manhattan
646-525-4817