How can Express Yourself Speech help?
Express Yourself provides assessment and treatment of speech and language disorders in children in Toronto. We create treatment plan with goals that are tailored to each child’s specific needs and meet these goals through fun, interactive and engaging activities.
We will conduct comprehensive formal and informal assessments to evaluate your children’s areas of strength and areas that require extra support.
We ensure that your children will reach their full potential through targeted and specific goals tailored to their needs.
We strive to include families in all services to ensure that each child can practice important skills every day in a natural environment.
We use evidence-based therapy techniques to guide our practice
Stuttering is a speech disorder in which the flow of speech is interrupted by repetitions and/or prolongations of sounds, syllables, words and phrases.
Motor Speech Difficulties and Childhood Apraxia of Speech
Children with motor speech difficulties have difficulty with the planning, programming, coordinating and execution of speech. Children with a motor speech difficulties likely know what they want to say but has difficulty coordinating their mouth muscles.
Articulation and Phonological Difficulties
Articulation delays involve the difficulty some children have with the production of specific sounds in speech. Phonological processes are different ways that children simplify speech as they start to talk. Phonological disorders occur when these processes are not eliminated past a certain age.
Expressive and Receptive Language Difficulties
Expressive language challenges involve difficulties expressing wants and needs and communicating with others using language. Challenges with receptive language involve the difficulties in understanding language.
Social Communication Difficulties
Social communication refers to the ability to use language to relate to others in various social situations. Social communication difficulties can present themselves in many different ways but can have a large impact on children’s functioning in their everyday world.