IN- HOME AND CLINIC BASED SPEECH THERAPY PROVIDING SPEECH THERAPY FOR CHILDREN
- Who we are
Speech Therapy Works is the number one choice for hundreds of families utilizing speech therapy services in Toronto, and the Greater Toronto Area. Our dedicated and caring professional staff enjoy working with young children and adults to provide personalized therapy in order to help achieve your communication goals. We are popular for being attentive to our client needs and providing quality speech-language services. We have a rich history of client satisfaction and client loyalty.
To suit your busy life, we offer flexibility. We offer both clinic and in-home based speech therapy for children and adults. Our state of the art clinic is conveniently and centrally located across the Downsview TTC station in Toronto. We also provide speech therapy at the convenience of your home in Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). In addition to appointments during the day, we offer appointments after school hours and on the weekends.
All of our Speech-Language Pathologists are registered with The College of Audiologists and Speech-language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO). They have additional training in specialized courses (Hanen, PROMT etc.), to help exceed all of your needs and expectations.
- What we do
From evaluation to diagnosis to treatment, our experienced clinical staff cover a full range of speech and language disorders affecting children and adults. We have worked with infants as young as 12 months and adults into their nineties. Each therapy session is tailored to the individual’s needs, abilities, and attention span. We employ a variety of strategies to meet your child's needs including Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA).
Where appropriate, we integrate a team approach, working along with other therapists, teachers, parents, caregivers, and healthcare professionals. For an understanding of conditions and treatment protocols please have a look at our "services" and "programs" tabs.
- How we do it
In-Home Speech Language Therapy
At Speech Therapy Works, our professional and courteous therapists will travel to your home to provide therapy. Evaluations and therapy sessions differ depending on your needs so please contact us for a personalized evaluation and treatment plan. We will answer all of your questions and set-up a suitable date and time for one of our therapists to come to you. All travel costs and materials are included in the price quoted by us! Here is what you can expect from our Speech Therapy Team:
A private speech assessment by a speech-language pathologist
Personalized sessions to meet your speech therapy needs
Patient, professional, and effective therapists
Convenient, in-home, one-on-one sessions
Unmatched knowledge and expertise
Clinic Based Speech-Language Therapy
Our state of the art clinic is conveniently located across the Downsview TTC station in Toronto. One of our speech-language pathologists will be happy to provide a free consultation. We will educate you about our scope of practice and provide you information on how we could help you develop speech-language skills and meet your communication goals. We will set up a suitable date and time for a speech-language assessment or speech therapy with one of our courteous and professional speech therapists. At our clinic, we offer 30 minute sessions, 45 minute sessions, 60 minute sessions or 75 minute sessions. To help you generalize newly developed speech-language skills, we offer group therapy sessions in addition to individual sessions.
Speech Services in Toronto
Speech disorders are all too common and can be corrected more easily if detected early. It is very common that these challenges with speaking clearly or even reading are noticed first at school and require the attention of a professional speech therapist. Speech therapy can be done at our clinic or often times in home and can be very effective if sessions are held on a regular schedule. Speech Therapy Works (Speechtherapyworks.ca) is a professional speech therapy company that provides a wide range of speech therapy services in Toronto and the surrounding areas. We will help you with every aspect of the process including evaluation, diagnosis, counselling and treatment. Our team of speech therapists take a team approach, and will consult with patients, parents, teachers, doctors and other healthcare professionals to make sure they design a comprehensive program to help.
- Tools & Other Techniques
During our sessions we will suggest other things you can do to help the patient when they are not in a session. These everyday tools can speed the program by providing reinforcement between sessions and helping the patient learn how to correct their issues naturally. Some of these techniques will include word games, apps and other creative, proven strategies for helping the patient along. Speech Therapy Works has a proven track record of helping people of all ages overcome their speech issues; we can help you!
- Evaluation & Diagnosis
The first step in any speech therapy effort begins with an evaluation. This process involves interviewing the person seeking treatment to better understand the challenges they have. This evaluation will be done by trained speech-language pathologists holding a Master's degree that understand there is a wide range of speech issues and each of them may require a different approach to treat. This diagnosis is done at our clinic or at your home by one of our registered speech-language pathologists to make it less stressful, especially for younger children.
Once the evaluation is complete, a diagnosis will be made and treatment plan will be developed. This diagnosis may include a consultation with other healthcare professionals. The outcome of this diagnosis will determine the course of speech therapy services that will be needed to rectify the problem. Some of the more common issues that are treated using speech therapy include articulation delay, language delay, autism, Down syndrome, learning disability, reading, writing and stuttering. Each of these issues has a very specific treatment that needs to be performed on a regular basis to help improve the patient's speech.
- Speech Therapy Treatments
Regularly scheduled clinic based or in home speech therapy sessions will need to be conducted to put the patient on the road to improvement. A variety of communication disorders including articulation delay, language delay, stuttering, learning disability, autism, down syndrome, aphasia, reading difficulties, concerns with written work and apraxia could be treated by speech therapists at Speech Therapy Works through sessions at our clinic or in-home speech therapy. Our staff can make visits in home as regularly needed to help with the program. The key to improving all of these conditions is regular sessions to reinforce the lessons and techniques needed for improvement.