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Speech And Language Therapy

"I have worked with The Boston Ability Center in the capacity of a client and partner. My son received Speech Language Services and his communication abilities were absolutely transformed. He went from being frustrated when others couldn't understand him, to a confident, and talkative four year old. I can't say enough about this practice... Everyone is kind, patient, professional and effective. They are truly the BEST!"

Speech-language pathologists combine evidence-based practice and creativity to help children reach functional goals related to:

  • Expressive language

  • Receptive language

  • Pragmatic language/social skills

  • Articulation and phonology

  • Play

  • Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC)

  • Fluency

  • Phonological awareness/early literacy skills

  • Reading comprehension

  • Aural rehabilitation

  • Feeding

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Who might benefit from speech-language therapy at Boston Ability Center? Children with a diagnosis of:

  • Developmental delay

  • Language delay

  • Speech sound disorder (apraxia, phonological delay, dysarthria, etc.)

  • Autism


  • Hearing loss

  • Down Syndrome

  • Cerebral Palsy

  • Other genetic syndromes

  • Executive functioning deficits

  • Voice disorder

  • Auditory processing disorder

  • Late talkers

  • Acquired cognitive deficits/TBI

  • Social pragmatic communication disorder

  • Learning disabilities

  • Tongue Thrust

  • Feeding disorders

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Expertise, Training, and Intervention Tools Available via 1:1 therapy, dyads, and small/large groups:

  • Social Thinking

  • DIR

  • ASL proficiency

  • AAC

  • SOS Approach to Feeding

  • Beckman Oral Motor

  • Hanen – It Takes Two to Talk

  • PROMPT (PROMPTS for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets)

  • Story Grammar Marker

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Check out the guide below to better understand your child's development and when to seek support!

Learn more with information and tips from our experts!

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