Overview of Conditions

CLK Speech provides help for people with the following underlying conditions that manifest in various speech-language, communication, and related challenges that are found under the THERAPIES menu item.

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders/Asperger Syndrome
  • Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Down Syndrome
  • CVA/Strokes
  • Craniofacial Disorders (e.g. cleft palate)
  • Myofunctional/Orofacial Myology Disorders
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Auditory Processing Disorders
  • Learning Disorders
  • Vocal Cord Disorders
  • Developmental Delays/Disorders
  • Undetermined Etiology

Therapies

LANGUAGE THERAPY

  • “Late Talkers” / Language Delay / Disorder
  • Social Communication / Pragmatics
  • Higher-Order / Verbal Reasoning
  • Aphasia

Speech Therapy

  • Childhood Phonological Disorders
  • Speech Sound Articulation
  • Motor Speech Disorders
    • Oro-Motor weakness
    • Childhood Apraxia of Speech
    • Dysarthria
    • Acquired Apraxia
  • Structural/Functional Disorders
    • Myofunctional Disorder/Tongue Thrust
    • Orthognathic
    • Cleft Palate

Stuttering

  • Early Stuttering
  • School-age, Teen Adult

Learning & Literacy

  • “Late Talkers” / Language Delay / Disorder
  • Pre-reading development
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Narrative Development
  • Written Language Organization
  • Verbal Reasoning / critical thinking

Processing & Cognition

Auditory Processing

  • Auditory Attending
  • Speech Discrimation
  • Figure Ground Discrimation
  • Phonological awareness

Executive Functioning

  • Attending
  • Working Memory
  • Time Management
  • Planning
  • Organizing
  • Task Completion

Social Cognition

  • Theory of Mind
  • Reading body language / tone of voice
  • Accounting for social contexts
  • Determining other’s intentions
  • Responding appropriately

Critical Thinking

  • Cause and effect
  • Inferencing
  • Fact vs opinion
  • Abstract reasoning
  • Problem Solving

Voice Therapy

  • Hoarseness (Dysphonia)
  • Nodules / Polyps
  • Muscle tension Dysphonia
  • Vocal Cord Paresis / Bowing
  • Irritable Larynx
  • Hypo-hyper nasality
  • Impaired Prosody

Oromyofunctional Therapy / Orofacial Myology

  • Oral Phase Swallow / Oral Dysphagia
  • Tongue thrust
  • Establishment of proper oral resting posture
  • Related speech therapy
  • Oral habit / thumbsucking elimination
  • Functional assessment of tongue / lip tie
  • Pre/post treatment of frenectomy