As a precautionary measure, we are working with a limited staff in the office to ensure social distancing and have closed our office to all in-person appointments/services. We are doing our best to ensure the needs of our clients are being met during this time. If you need over the phone trouble shooting with your hearing aids or listening devices, an audiologist or clinical manager will be available from 9:00am to 2:00pm Monday through Friday, until further notice. Please call (415) 921-7658 or follow our Facebook page for updated clinic information.
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Speech & Language Services

Speech

When a person is unable to produce speech sounds correctly or fluently, or has problems with his or her voice, then he or she has a speech disorder. Difficulty pronouncing sounds or articulation disorders, and stuttering are examples of speech disorders. When a person has trouble understanding others (receptive language), or sharing thoughts, ideas…

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Speech Therapy

Speech and Language Pathologists (SLP) take into consideration the medical, physical, psychological, cultural, and social factors together with other relevant details that may contribute to the communication impairment. A speech and language evaluation takes about an hour and a half. After the evaluation, the SLP will produce a report describing his/her…

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Speech & Language Milestones

Hearing & Speech Ages and Stages (Taken from California Newborn Hearing Screening Program, Department of Health Services) Birth to 3 Months Quiets to familiar voices or sounds Reacts to loud sounds, e.g., baby startles, blinks, stops sucking, cries or wakes up. Makes soft sounds when awake, e.g., baby gurgles. 3 to 6 Months Turns eyes…

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Language Disorders

CAPD is a problem with the understanding and processing of verbal information by someone who has normal hearing. The prevalence of CAPD in children is estimated to be between 2% and 3%, with it being twice as prevalent in males. It often co-exists with other disabilities. These include speech and language disorders or delays, learning…

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