Access Therapy

Pediatric Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Language Pathology and Psychology Services

515 Moe Road Clifton Park, New York 12065  •  Tel. (518) 280-4294  •  Fax (518) 280-4297

PEDIATRIC SPEECH/LANGUAGE THERAPY

Who we are:

Pediatric speech-language pathologists evaluate and treat children with a variety of diagnoses which impair the child from understanding and communicating effectively and functionally with others around them. Speech-language pathologists use therapeutic and play based activities in order to improve understanding and use of language, sound production, fluency of speech, healthy voice, social language skills and more. Our speech-language therapists obtain a state license and are certified members of the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) with backgrounds in early intervention, outpatient and school-based settings.

Who we treat:

As pediatric speech-language pathologists, we can treat any child who is having difficulty understanding or expressing themselves so that they may functionally communicate with others in their environment and daily activities.

This includes but it not limited to children with a primary or secondary diagnosis of:

Specialty trainings:

Our speech pathologists have made a priority of continuing education and have subsequently received specialty-area trainings and certifications. These trainings include but are not limited to:

Where we treat:

How we evaluate and treat:

In conducting an evaluation, a speech-language pathologist will look at a child's speech and language skills within the context of total development. Besides observing your child, the speech therapist will conduct standardized tests and scales, and look for milestones in speech and language development.

The speech-language pathologist will also assess:

Our speech-language pathologists deliver treatment that is tailored to the needs of each child. A variety of strategies and techniques will be employed in order to achieve goals targeted and maximize each child's potential. Strategies may include Floortime principles, behavior management strategies, technology including the use of IPads as tools, and picture schedules. Our philosophy highlights parent involvement and education.