Services

Early Intervention

Early Intervention is therapy which focuses on the development of new skills in ages birth to 3. Young children learn so many new skills in their first few years of life which are essential for a strong foundation in a variety of skills such as speech, language, cognition, literacy, and engagement with others. 

Below are a few skills and the age in which a child is expected to master them:

Speech Therapy Raleigh

Expressive and Receptive Language 

Language is a broad term which encompasses a wide range of skills. Receptive language is our ability to understand what others are communicating while expressive language is our ability to communicate our thoughts, ideas, desires, and feelings. 


A few signs of an expressive language delay/disorder:

A few signs of a receptive language delay/disorder:


Pediatric Speech Therapy

Articulation and Phonology

Articulation refers to the sounds we produce. For example, a child may not be able to produce the /g/ sound and say 'dod' for dog. Phonology refers to the rules behind the sounds we use; one example is having difficulty producing the final sounds in words such as saying 'do' for 'dog' for more than one sound but the class of sounds. Children may simplify speech sounds due to reduced coordination of the lips, tongue, mouth, palate, and jaw or due to unlearned rules. 

Articulation Therapy

Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS)

Apraxia Therapy

Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) is a speech disorder in which a child's brain has difficulty planning and sequencing muscle movements needed to create sounds and form them into words. Treatment focuses on the principles of motor learning, aka the process of acquiring and maintaining new motor pathways in the brain. 


Payment

Little City Speech Therapy is currently enrolled with the following insurance groups:

-Medicaid Direct

If we are not in-network with your insurance company, do not fret! We are able to provide a superbill which you can submit to your insurance for out-of-network coverage for potential full or partial reimbursement. We are able to accept payment through most Health Savings Account (HSA) and Flexible Saving Account (FSA) accounts as well as cash, check, and card (American Express, Discover, PayPal, Mastercard/Visa, Debit). 

Please contact us for rates.