Speech-Language Pathology

Many infants and children affected by craniofacial anomalies, traumatic brain injuries and other neurological and developmentally-based illnesses may suffer from communication or swallowing disorders that can influence early learning, self-esteem and parent-child bonding. Connecticut Children’s pediatric speech-language pathologists specialize in assessing and treating children (age 0-18) affected by:

  • Articulation/phonological disorders
  • Autism and pervasive developmental disorders
  • Brain injury
  • Cognitive disorders (attention/memory)
  • Complex medical conditions or genetic disorders
  • Dysphagia (swallowing or feeding problems)
  • Fluency (stuttering) disorders
  • Language delays/disorders
  • Oral-motor impairment
  • Verbal apraxia
  • Voice disorders

Early detection and a referral to Connecticut Children’s highly skilled speech-language pathologists can help along with our multidisciplinary programs and services.

  • Autism Spectrum Assessment Program
  • Augmentative-Alternative Communication
  • Cochlear Implant Program
  • Feeding Team
  • Instrumental Swallow Assessments

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