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Services

At Community Speech Services, Inc. we strive to provide the best services to our patients and families. Speech-language delays in children may impact future success in school.

Speech Therapy Services

At Community Speech Services, Inc. we strive to provide the best services to our patients and families. Speech-language delays in children may impact future success in school. However, early diagnosis and treatment of delays help to minimize or eliminate these challenges.  Likewise, speech-language disorders in adults may affect family relationships, social interactions and even employment opportunities. We provide comprehensive evaluations for children and adults to determine if therapy is needed. Evaluations may include standardized testing, parent interviews, play-based assessments, observations, and language sampling.  A thorough evaluation will be completed to determine if therapy services are warranted.  Our therapists will work closely with the clients and their family to develop a therapy plan that best meets their needs. Progress is carefully monitored and reported to parents at regular intervals. Parents are welcomed and encouraged to speak with our speech pathologists about what activities can be done at home to improve their child’s communication. Along with incorporating fun and motivating activities during therapy  and completion of home programs, the rate of progress is usually excellent.

We also provide speech/language services outside of our office. We have contracts throughout Summit County and Stark County to provide speech/language therapy to a variety of sites and populations. Our therapists work at preschools, private and public schools, group homes, workshops, and many area hospitals. We also provide long-term coverage for local speech-language pathologist as needed. With our wide variety of sites and services, our team of speech-language pathologists have the experience and knowledge to help you or your family member in the best way possible.

If you are unsure about you or your child’s communication skills, we encourage you to contact our office for an evaluation. If therapy is not needed, you’ll be comforted in hearing that speech/language skills are developing at a typical rate. Most of our clients are assigned a weekly, 30-minute therapy time, but the frequency of the therapy visits and length of the session time can be adjusted to each family’s needs.

For more information regarding speech and language disorders, click on the links to the right.

Individual Therapy

SLPs provide individual treatment for children and adults for a variety of deficits including:

Articulation/phonology

Accent modification

Receptive language/Expressive language

Phonological awareness/early literacy

Social interaction

Voice

Fluency

Oral-motor skills

Myofunctional

Hearing impaired and/or cochlear implant

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Group Therapy

Small group opportunities are offered for children during the Summer. Your SLP will decide if your child will benefit from working in a group with other children. -Diagnoses of participants typically include interaction/pragmatic skills deficits.

Summer groups generally meet one time per week for one hour and average 4-5 children. All groups are facilitated by a speech-language pathologist.

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Now Offering Teletherapy!

Telepractice is the application of telecommunications technology to the delivery of speech language pathology and audiology professional services at a distance by linking clinician to client or clinician to clinician for assessment, intervention, and/or consultation.