Speech-Language Evaluations: Comprehensive assessment of all areas of communication involving interview testing, clinical observation, and family consultation regarding results. Evaluations last approximately two hours during which time recommendations for treatment and appropriate referrals are made. Leader is pleased to offer specialized diagnostic services for individuals desiring/using alternative and augmentative communication devices.
Treatment: Using results from the evaluation, an individualized treatment plan is developed and implemented of the course of a semester. Session length and frequency are tailored for each client but typically involve one 60-minute session per week. Clients are seen individually and/or in groups and family members are encouraged to observe and participate in therapy.