FAQ and Glossary
People often have questions about speech therapy, language therapy, and orofacial myofunctional therapy. Scroll down to learn more about our profession.
What makes Help Me Speak’s speech/oral-motor/eating evaluations for children unique?
Our speech-language pathologists are trained to evaluate clients based on Help Me Speak’s approach which combines PROMPT, Talk Tools hierarchies, an eating analysis, Beckman stretches, standard articulation tests (as appropriate), the Kaufman Speech Praxis Test, &/or the VMPAC (Verbal Motor Production Assessment in Children).
What makes Help Me Speak’s clinic state-of-the-art?
Our clinic location is NEW!! It has 4 therapy rooms with large observation windows—so you can observe your child in his/her session if being in the room is not best at this time or use our video monitors to observe. We have a sensory – motor room with swings, a trampoline, a tunnel, a ball pit, therapy balls, & many other sensory activities. Your child may spend part or all of his/her therapy session in this room. Our swing can accommodate adults up to 300 lbs. We offer a large kitchenette— which we can use for Help Me Eat sessions and for language experiences with individual and group sessions. Our entire clinic is ADA compliant & is on the first floor. We have a dedicated client bathroom— no waiting. You can bring your child’s sibling(s) who can play in our waiting room during therapy sessions—under parental supervision. Our administrative assistant is available in person on Monday – Thursdays or via email to answer your paperwork, billing, etc. questions. Also, we have changed our credit card billing—-bring your card please, so that we may swipe it onsite and give you your receipt. We continue to accept VISA, MasterCard, and Discover, as well as checks and cash.