Therapy We Provide

We provide a wide range of speech and language therapy to treat the disorders and communication needs below.

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neurological disorder that affects the way the brain functions, potentially impacting speech and language in a variety of ways. CHAT was founded to serve children with ASD, and we provide a range of supportive therapies.

Hyperlexia

Often co-existing with Autism Spectrum Disorder, this is characterized by a fascination with letters, symbols and patterns at an early age.

Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders (OMD)

Disorders that involve issues with movement, strength, coordination or use of oral musculature that impact one’s ability to speak, breathe or eat.

Cognitive Disorders

Neurological impairments that impact an individuals ability to learn, remember, solve problems and express themselves.

Voice/Communication Training for Transgender/Gender Nonconforming (GNC) Individuals

Training that alters one’s voice in order to better reflect their identity.

Selective Mutism

A condition where intense anxiety is typically the cause of severe limitations on one’s verbal interactions.

Accent Modification 

Although not a speech or language disorder, sometimes an accent can cause communication problems, resulting in the desire to change or reduce it.

Auditory Processing

Although hearing is intact, the brain has difficulty sequencing, analyzing and organizing the sound input.

Feeding and Swallowing Disorders

Difficulty with all stages of the feeding process like chewing, swallowing and sensory feeding disorders.

Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)

Individuals who struggle to communicate verbally learn how to use devices for alternative forms of communication.

Aural Rehabilitation

Focused on improving understanding of language for people with hearing loss.

Voice and Resonance Disorders

Any issue concerning how someone’s voice sounds, like nodules on the vocal chords or a raspy voice.

Stuttering/Dysfluency Disorders

Interruptions in the flow of speech that impact one's ability to communicate.

Social Language Disorders

A range of difficulties in communicating with others and following social standards.

Motor Speech Disorders: Apraxia and Dysarthria

The brain fails to effectively communicate with the muscles of the mouth, lungs and throat for speech production.

Speech Sound Disorders: Articulation and Phonological Disorders

These disorders impact how speech sounds are produced when talking, impacting the speaker’s perceived intelligibility.