Speech is the ability to produce speech sounds correctly and fluently; language is the ability to understand others and share thoughts, ideas, and feelings completely (American Speech Language Hearing Association, ASHA). Speech Therapy involves helping your child cope with speech and language delays or disorders that can have negative effects on his or her quality of life.
If your child does not reach developmental milestones on schedule, it does not necessarily mean there is a problem. However, he or she should be evaluated by a health professional.
Red flags for a speech or language delay include:
HeadStart for Life’s Speech Therapy programme provides a fun learning experience for children to develop their skills in becoming confident and successful communicators. Our qualified Speech Therapists can customise programmes that include, but are not limited to:
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We adopt the World Health Organization’s (WHO) framework of disability for considering and assessing the strengths and needs of children in a more holistic fashion.
This framework moves away from labelling individuals and focuses instead on building a profile of strength and needs.
We believe that overcoming the difficulties faced by people with delays and disabilities requires interventions to overcome barriers in all three areas.
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(after 6 months)
Fees start from $160 per hour
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