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Pediatric Speech Therapy in Fort Smith, AR

Our caring speech-language pathologists are ready to help your child achieve their developmental milestones! Keep reading to learn more about this treatment, or give us a call at (479) 782-1444 to get started today.

What Is Speech Therapy?

Pediatric speech therapy is a specialized type of healthcare that addresses your child’s ability to give and receive communication. This can be verbal or nonverbal communication, including reading and writing. For children who struggle with speech or expressive or receptive language, speech therapy is a life-changing treatment that can empower them to communicate freely so they can learn, play, and grow.

Does My Child Need Speech Therapy?

While every child develops at their own pace, persistent struggles could be a sign of a developmental delay or disability. Common signs that your child might need speech therapy include:

Conditions That Speech Therapy Can Treat

Speech therapy is a life-changing treatment for children who struggle with independence due to developmental delays or disabilities. Your child may benefit from speech therapy if they have one of the following conditions:

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Benefits of Pediatric Speech Therapy

The primary goal of pediatric speech therapy is to help children achieve their maximum potential in terms of giving and receiving communication. Here are some of the benefits that your child can experience from routine speech therapy:

Specialized Speech Therapy Services at Learn, Play, Grow

Our clinic offers specialized pediatric speech therapy treatment for children in our community:

SOS Approach to Feeding

The SOS (Sequential Oral Sensory) Approach to feeding is a specialized therapy used to help children develop a healthier relationship with food. It is often done for children who have sensory aversions, picky eating, or other feeding disorders that impact their ability to easily eat and drink.

Beckman Oral Motor Protocol

The Beckman Oral Motor Protocol is a specialized intervention for children who struggle with strength and range of motion in their lips, tongue, jaw, and soft palate. It helps children improve their oral motor control for successful feeding and speech development. 

Call Today to Schedule an Evaluation

Give your child the support they need to learn, play, and grow. Call us at (479) 782-1444 to schedule an evaluation today, or fill out the contact form below for more information about our services.