P.R.O.M.P.T. stands for Prompts for Reconstructing Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets. It is a holistic, dynamic, sensorimotor system designed to help organize, plan, and execute the phonetic/phonemic elements of speech production for the development or redevelopment of language within functional interactions. For more information, please visit: http://www.promptinstitute.com
Orofacial Myology is the study and treatment of oral and facial muscles as they relate to speech, dentition, chewing/bolus collection, swallowing, and overall mental and physical health. This therapy is especially good for children with tongue thrust which may cause a lisp and teeth misalignment. Orofacial Myology is often a therapy used in conjunction with Orthodontists (as a way to ensure correct placement of the tongue while speaking, swallowing, and at rest so braces are not needed a second time and teeth stay in place). Orofacial Myology is also known as: oral myofunctional therapy, myofunctional therapy, and orofacial myofunctional therapy. For more information, please visit: http://iaom.com
Fast ForWord is a reading program that was developed by neuroscientists to improve language and literacy skills while concurrently developing: memory, attention, processing speed, and sequencing. Fast ForWord is designed for students K-12 with reading, processing, and language delays and students with disabilities or English language learners. It works on phonics, word analysis, grammar, spelling, languageand reading comprehensions, academic vocabulary, inferencing, and higher order thinking skills. For more information, please visit: https://www.scilearn.com/products/fast-forword
COMPLETE SPEECH SMART PALATE
The SmartPalate does what no other tool can. Do your kids LOVE video games!?! Well then, this is the device for you! This bio-feedback technology creates a digital visualization of how your tongue functions during speech production. The SmartPalate mouthpiece is custom-made with over 100 gold sensors that accurately capture tongue placement. Your child has to hit these targets on a computer screen with their tongue to produce the targeted sounds. For more information, please visit: http://completespeech.com/smartpalate
UNPLUGGING THE THUMB
Unplugging The Thumb by Sandra R. Holtzman is a stress free way to stop the habit of thumb sucking within 10 days. Specialized materials, videos, books, etc. are provided and it becomes your child’s choice after speaking with a therapist to stop sucking his/her thumb. Support is provided throughout the process. Please visit www.thumbsuckingnyc.com for more information.
Feeding Therapy is designed for the “Picky Eaters.” Children may have difficulty with different textures (i.e. only like crunchy foods or soft foods), have a limited diet (i.e. chicken nuggets and french fries), etc. Through behavioral modification techniques, your child is slowly introduced to a variety of foods based on his/her current diet.
BREATHE AND FLOW WITH LANGUAGE THROUGH YOGA
Breathe and Flow with Language through Yoga incorporates yoga and language therapy. Children benefit from this therapy because the child focuses on relaxation, breathing techniques, self-regulation, interaction, trust, yoga poses, and language development. Many of our children grow up in an environment that can be overstimulating due to stress, loud noises, hyperactivity, sensory issues, anxiety, etc… Breathe and Flow with language through yoga is designed by Deirdre Beglan, MS, CCC-SLP who is also certified with Yoga Alliance 200hr as a way to help calm these stimulants and create an environment conducive to using speech and language skills and functioning in daily life.
We also offer:
CONSULTATIONS, EVALUATIONS, AND SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPY
Blue Cross Blue Shield
NYC Board of Education Related Service Agreement (RSA) for both Pre-school and School-Age Children are free to parents and transportation is refunded by the NYC Board of Education.
Private Pay is also available.