Speech Therapy

Professional Therapy Services
S.E.E.K. Arizona offers professional Speech Therapy services for clients needing to improve in various personal or social areas. Speech Therapy is a skilled therapeutic service delivered by a Master’s level licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP).

Speech Therapy focuses on all aspects of communication which include:

- Learning To Talk
- Combining Words
- Forming Sentences
- Articulation And Pronunciation
- Answering Questions
- Following Directions

Total Communication Approach

SLPs utilize a total communication approach to assist in a client’s ability to communicate wants and needs where typical communication skills are limited. SLPs teach using Picture Exchange Communications Systems (PECS) or Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC) devices to improve functional communication skills.

The Social Aspect of Communication

In addition, SLPs focus on the social aspect of communication—called pragmatics—either individually or in a group setting.

Areas of pragmatics include:

- Body Language
- Personal Body Space
- Conversational Skills
- Eye Contact
- Perceiving Others’ Feelings
SLPs specialize in delivering therapy relating to feeding and swallowing as well. Speech Therapy targets improvements in swallowing, chewing, and drinking using various muscular exercises.
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Individual or Group Speech Services

Individual or group Speech Therapy services are delivered in various locations, depending on need: in-home, at S.E.E.K. Arizona’s Therapy Clinic, Therapy House, The Early Learning Center, or in schools. Parents, case managers, principals, or support coordinators wishing to obtain information about our Speech Therapy services can do so by contacting the S.E.E.K. Arizona office. DDD, AHCCCS, health insurance, and private pay options are available for all Speech Therapy programs.