Speech Therapy

Pediatric speech therapists also known as speech-language pathologists evaluate and treat communication and swallowing disorders.

Speech production mechanisms include: phonation, producing sound, resonance, intonation, variance of pitch and voice, including aeromechanical components of respiration.

Mechanisms of language include phonology, morphology, manipulation of sound, understanding and using minimal units of meaning, syntax, semantics, sentence construction using languages’ grammar rules, interpretation of signs and symbols of communication and pragmatics, social aspects of communication.