Welcome to the Speech and Learning Institute, Inc. The Speech and Learning Institute, Inc. is devoted to provide best practices in speech language pathology and occupational therapy. We conduct assessments, therapy and educational enrichment services in an individualized and family centered manner. Specialized treatment methodologies are used to provide the highest quality of therapy. Our speech-language pathologists and occupational therapists hold a master's degree and are licensed and nationally certified by their professional organization. We use a team approach and encourage families and caregivers to be active participants in their treatment plan. It is our goal for parents and caregivers to learn strategies to carryover skills and enhance therapeutic progress at home. We strive to help each client achieve their goals and achieve their highest potential.
We look forward to meeting you!
Sincerely, Jaclyn L. Theeck, M.A. CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist/Clinic Director
See all our Services for Children: Evaluations, Therapy, Screenings, and Professional Presentations
The Speech and Learning Institute, Inc. utilizes a family centered team approach to ensure children reach their fullest potential.
A speech and language evaluation is performed to assess your child's speech and language skills within the context of his or her total development. An occupational therapy evaluation is performed to assess the child's sensory processing, fine motor, gross motor, and visual motor skill development. Standardized tests, observational scales, and parental input are used to gather information about your child's development. Evaluations are used to assess some or all of the following:
Treatment plans and goals are developed and implemented based upon your child's individual needs. Our certified and licensed occupational therapists and speech and language pathologists provide individual therapy either at our office, your home, or within your child's educational setting. Parental involvement is essential for your child's success. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to observe therapy sessions and learn to participate in the process. Our services include treatment of the following:
•Apraxia •Articulation Disorders •Augmentative Communication •Auditory Processing •Autism Spectrum Disorders •Central Auditory Processing Disorders •Cochlear Implant Rehabilitation •Developmental Delay •Expressive Language Disorder •Feeding and Myofunctional (Tongue Thrust) Disorders •Fluency Disorders/Stuttering •Hearing Impairment •Learning/Literacy Disorders •Oral-Motor Disorders •Phonological Process Disorders •Receptive Language Disorders •Social-Pragmatic Language Disorders •Voice Disorders
Speech-language therapy and occupational therapy screenings are available to schools, daycare providers, or other organizations. Screenings are performed in order to determine if deficits exist and if a formal evaluation is recommended.
Individualized Education Program (IEP) Consultation
We can help you with your upcoming IEP. Our staff can guide you through the IEP process and make sure that you understand your parental rights. We can also provide a clinical opinion of your child's present level of performance. We can review the goals and objectives provided by the school before the IEP meeting and give you input on whether they are appropriate for your child. If they are found deficient we can provide suggestions on more appropriate goals. A therapist can also attend the IEP meeting if you would like a professional to help advocate for your child's needs in the academic setting.
Our services include evaluation and treatment of the following speech and language disorders:
The Speech and Learning Institute, Inc. offers accent modification training. An assessment is completed to analyze articulation, grammar and voice patterns for non-native Standard American English speakers. This treatment plan is designed to address specific pronunciation patterns in conversational speech. Goals are designed to improve the client’s intelligibility when using Standard American English.
Voice coaching is used to enhance the client’s voice. Many professionals use an inappropriate speech rate, speaking pitch, or loudness level. Our certified clinicians assist clients as they modify their voice to improve their overall vocal presentation.
We provide professional presentations describing normal child development to: