A pediatric speech therapy session has activities that eliminate or reduce speech and language disorder or swallowing difficulties. After assessment by a speech pathologist, we make the right diagnosis. From the prognosis, the speech pathologist comes up with a therapy plan. The techniques and activities used are centered on eliminating all identified problems. The duration of each speech therapy session varies depending on the magnitude of the problem.
Additionally, the speech pathologist determines the nature of the therapy sessions. They may take place in a small group or require a one-on-one setting. The sessions also contain activities aimed at treating speech and language problems. The activities are age-appropriate and relevant to the child’s stage of development.
A toddler’s therapy session, for instance, has more play sessions. It also incorporates simple activities such as syllable articulations, singing, and toy tools. The goal of every speech therapy activity is to stimulate skill development.
Therapy sessions are a team effort. While the pediatric speech pathologist works one-on-one with the child, other interventions require additional help. The therapist comes up with the right team to deal with the child. The team involves caregivers. Guardians and parents are vital in providing support and reinforcing the treatment at home.
We provide activities and strategies for parents to do with the kid while at home. The activities can be typical everyday tasks which help the child become better. Practice makes perfect.
The speech therapy sessions aim to ultimately achieve excellence. While striving for the best, the child should not feel alone or strained. Involving a team of like-minded people makes the process easy and fun. A lot of care is given to the child to cater for their physical and mental well-being.