What is Speech Therapy
Speech Language Pathology involves the treatment of disorders associated with the full range of human communication. Speech Language Pathologists are certified and trained to evaluate, diagnose, and provide direct clinical treatment to individuals who suffer from communication disorders.
Who needs Speech Therapy
Individuals who may require speech language pathology services consist of, but are not limited to, individuals who suffer from speech sound disorders, language disorders, hearing impairments, voice disorders, fluency disorders, cognitive impairments, apraxia of speech, traumatic brain injury, autism, cleft lip/palate, foreign accent, tongue thrust, etc.
What does SLP-CCC mean
SLP stands for Speech Language Pathologist. A Speech Language Pathologist is a person who has received a Masters degree in Speech Language Pathology from an accredited university. CCC stands for Certificate of Clinical Competence. To gain a Certificate of Clinical Competence an SLP must have completed a Clinical Fellowship Year after graduation, complete 30 continuing education hour credits every 3 years, and be in good standing with the American Speech and Hearing Association.
Does my child need speech therapy
It is difficult to determine if your child needs therapy without an overall observation of his or her abilities and difficulties. In order to determine if your child needs speech therapy, contact us for a Free Consultation.
How much does therapy cost
Therapy costs $60 per half hour or $120 per hour. And although we are a private pay practice, this fee is not much different from what your co-payment would be if insurance was covering your services. See more speech therapy pricing details here.
How long will therapy last
It is difficult to determine the exact amount of time an individual will require therapy. This will depend on many factors. However, my goal is to always push individuals through therapy as quickly as possible. The faster they are successful in their communicative abilities, the faster the will be successful in other areas of their lives.
What if my child is already receiving services somewhere else
No worries. We serve many children who are also receiving services elsewhere. The more therapy an individual receives the faster progress the individual will make.
What if I can't afford therapy services
Utah's Communication Connection is a private pay practice. This means that you are responsible for the cost of therapy yourself. However, there are a few options available to help you meet the financial requirements. These options consist of insurance reimbursement, flex spending coverage, or grant money. Meet with us for a Free Consultation to see if any of these options will work for you.
How can I pay for therapy services
We accept cash, check, or credit card for payment. You also have the ability to pay one session at a time, or pay a monthly fee for services.
What happens at the Free Consultation
We will meet you and answer any questions you have. We explain the way services work. You get to see the practice and the environment. And if further therapy or testing are deemed necessary, we will complete paperwork to get the process started.