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Speech Therapy

IMMEDIATE OPENINGS WITH SPEECH LANGUAGE
THERAPY

The Speech-Language Pathologists at Charleston Pediatric Rehabilitation evaluate children with speech, language, cognitive, feeding/swallowing, and auditory impairments and provides specialized therapy to develop overall communication skills.

Our speech therapists provide quality, professional speech and language therapy in an individualized and family-centered manner. Emphasis is placed on the client’s functional needs while utilizing innovative research-based therapy within the speech and feeding clinic. Consultation is offered in each of our three clinics and also various natural environments such as a child-care center and home settings.

Each clinic has qualified speech therapists and bi-lingual speech therapists who have experience in all areas of speech & language development.

TREATING A VARIETY OF DIAGNOSES

Including but not limited to:

Apraxia of Speech
Feeding/ Swallowing Difficulties
Fluency/ Stuttering Disorders
Receptive/ Expressive Language Deficits
Articulation/Phonology Disorders
Auditory Processing Disorders
Cerebral Palsy
Down Syndrome
Autism
Hearing Loss
Literacy

Please call 843-569-3033 with any questions regarding our treatment or
referral process.

HEARING & UNDERSTANDING

  • Points to a few body parts when asked.
  • Follows simple commands and understands simple questions: Listens to simple stories, songs, and rhymes.
  • Points to pictures in a book when named.
  • Understands differences in meaning¬† “go-stop, in-on, big-little, up-down”.
  • Follows two requests “Get the book and put it on the table.”.
  • Hears you when call from another room.
  • Hears television or radio at the same loudness level as other family members.
  • Understands simple questions. “Who? What? Where?”
  • Pays attention to a short story and answers simple questions about it.
  • Hears and understands most of what is said at home and in school.

TALKING

  • Says more words every month.
  • Uses some 1-2 word questions. “Where kitty? Go -bye-bye?”.
  • Puts 2 words together (“more cookie,”"no juice”).
  • Uses many different consonant sounds of the beginning of words.
  • Has a word for almost everything.
  • Uses 2-3-word “sentences” to talk about and ask for things.
  • Speech is understood by familiar listeners most times.
  • Often asks for or directs attention to objects by naming them.
  • Talks about activities at school or at friends’ homes.
  • People outside family usually understand child’s speech.
  • Uses a lot of sentences that have 4 or more words.
  • Usually talks easily without repeating syllables or words.
  • Voice sounds clear.
  • Uses sentences that gives detail.
  • Tells stories that stick to topic.
  • Communicates easily with other children and adults.
  • Says most sounds correctly except a few like l, s, r, v, z, ch.
  • Uses the same grammar as the rest of the family.
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