Please note that due to COVID-19 we presently offer all of our sessions online.

• Will you continue to operate during COVID-19?

Yes, we will continue to operate. We are presently using teletherapy in order to provide customers with continued support during this time. Please call us at: (647) 668-9682

• How are your staff responding?

We are making it easier for our staff to take the time they need to care for themselves or their families in the event they are directly affected by COVID-19.

• Will I be impacted on existing scheduled sessions with developments?

We are monitoring new developments so that we can quickly adapt and continue to provide the speech therapy services you need and the best possible experience and quickest turn-arounds.

Our customers are the heart of our company.

We recognize this is a challenging time for all, and we remain deeply committed to the safety of our customers, teams, and communities that we serve daily.

Social Communication Therapy

 

Getting Started with Social Communication Therapy

Cognitive development issues can often be seen in children who stutter, show signs of receptive language delays, and have difficulty with literacy. Such cognitive issues can be caused by a range of development and environmental changes during your child's cognitive development.

Social communication disorder, can be identified in children who show signs of language difficulties in social situations, for example in storytelling, generic conversation and using expressive language in general. Signs can also be seen in pragmatics- when your child must use the correct language for a particular context. For example, it is crucial for your child to use different language when speaking to a younger child than when they are speaking to an older one.

 

Speech Therapy Sessions for Social Communication Disorder

At Speechaim, we have designed a range of therapy sessions for your child. Our social communication therapy sessions will involve 1 on 1 sessions with our specialist therapy team. The sessions be based around:

  • Social interactions,
  • Discussions,
  • Reading,
  • Talking about books,
  • Talking about feelings.
 

Our friendly staff will use a range of new speech skills to help your child develop their ability to understand social situations, improve their ability to tell stories as well as their ability to express their emotions and needs.

Help at Home

We believe that our therapy sessions do not end during our sessions, but can be continued at home. We provide recommendations and activities to further help develop your child's social communication at home such as:

  • Take-turn games: These are simple conversations, in which you and your child take turns talking to one and other in short sentences. It helps develop their ability to understand the points you are making, as well as present their own in quick succession.

  • Reading books: We advise reading small books with your child to develop their understanding of social situations and their ability to understand spoken and written language in general.

  • Talk about feelings: Talking about feelings with your child is a great way to develop understanding of social situations. You can talk about the thoughts and feelings of characters within a book, or how your child has felt throughout the day. All of which will help them to gain a greater understanding of spoken language.

All of our therapists are available around the clock whenever you need them. At home, at school or in the workplace. For more information, or to schedule an appointment please contact us below.

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