Speech and Occupational Therapy Care with Integrity

Our Practice

Our 25 years of experience in Speech Pathology enables us to offer experienced effective and individualized Speech Therapy. Discover the transformative power of speech and occupational therapy at Word Therapy!

Our experienced therapists offer comprehensive treatments for a variety of speech and language disorders, as well as occupational therapy. We assist children to overcome speech and language challenges, while improving foundational skills to encourage children to participate in daily life activities .

We are happy to provide therapy in the Lakewood Ranch (Manatee County), Bradenton, & Sarasota areas and Teletherapy in Florida and New Mexico.

Our Treatment Focus

Our focus is to help children and their family members discover and experience the joy that comes from clear communication. We achieve this by listening to your concerns, customizing a treatment plan and guiding your child to speak their thoughts without limitations.

Our Patient Promise

We promise to be there for you every step of your journey. Our goal is to provide trusted therapy that will allow you to experience and discover the miracle of unobstructed speech and pave the way to achieving your destiny in life.

What We Do

What is a Speech Language Pathologist?

A Speech-Language Pathologist, or SLP, is a professional who carries a master’s degree or higher in their field of study and work with children and adults who present with communication difficulties. A pediatric SLP has specific knowledge base in communication development and are knowledgeable about a wide variety of disorders and diagnoses that may impact communication in children. Speech- Language Pathologists hold both state and national licensure and certification in order to practice in their field of study. -American  Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA)

What services does an SLP provide?

A certified Speech-Language Pathologist may provide evaluative services, completing assessments and diagnoses of communication disorders, as well as therapy services.-American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA)

Who might benefit from working with an SLP?

Children who present with the following difficulties or diagnoses may benefit from a Speech Therapy referral:

  • Cognitive Delays
  • Developmental delays in expressive/receptive language
  • Speech sound errors
    • (Phonological process or articulation disorders)
  • Hearing impairments
  • Social Skills difficulty
  • Dysfluency (stuttering)
  • Motor Planning and Coordination issues (apraxia)
  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Chronic hoarseness
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Cleft lip and palate
  • Patients requiring myofunctional therapy

Currently we accept the following form of payments

  • Cash
  • Credit Cards / Debit Cards / Checks
  • Financing via Care Credit
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