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Speech & Language 

The speech language pathology team at Play Works Gorge Children's Therapies continues to grow and has four licensed speech language pathologists, each holding their own area's of clinical expertise. Each SLP has experience in all areas of speech & language development. These areas include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Receptive Language
  • Expressive Language
  • Bilingual Spanish/English Assessment & Treatment
  • Apraxia of Speech
  • Swallowing and Feeding
  • Tongue Thrust/Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy
  • Articulation and Phonology
  • Oral Motor
  • Pragmatic/Social Language
  • Memory
  • Cognition
  • Auditory Processing
  • Stuttering and Fluency


The key to pediatric speech therapy, as with therapy in general, is to challenge the child while fostering a warm and welcoming environment. The child thus develops skills while having fun at the same time. When these two aspects of therapy remain in balance with each other, the child is able to make sustained progress toward the goals and ultimately the child is able to maximize his/her potential.