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