Cougar Communication Groups - These affordable and intensive summer therapy groups are for children ages 2 and up. They are designed to improve speech and language skills and maintain progress made during the school.year. Our summer program features adjusted tuition for families with lower incomes, small groups with a ratio of 1 clinician to 2 children, and fun activities.
Speech/Language Diagnostic Services - Children and adults suspected of having communication disorders (i.e., articulation, voice, fluency, apraxia, aphasia, cognitive-communication, and verbal and written language) are seen in order to evaluate their speech and language behavior.
Treatment Services - Children and adults diagnosed with speech, language or hearing impairments (i.e., articulation, voice, fluency, apraxia, aphasia, cognitive-communication, and language) may receive individual or small group treatment services.
Cougar Communication Groups - These affordable and intensive summer therapy groups are for children ages 2 and up. They are designed to improve speech and language skills and maintain progress made during the school year. Our summer program features adjusted tuition for families with lower incomes, small groups with a ratio of 1 clinician to 2 children, and fun activities.
Groups focus on a specific disorder area. Various groups are available to focus on: Language, Articulation/ Phonology, Social, Fluency, and Voice skills. These groups are especially appropriate for children who do not receive public school services during the summer. Please click here for our current flyer and enrollment packet for upcoming summer activities.
Preschool Language Learning Group Program – Children ages two-to-five receive intensive language development intervention during three-hour group sessions on Tuesday and Thursday mornings.
Preschool Social Skills (PSS) Group for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Related Communication Impairments – Group and individual therapy are available. Treatment will be personalized and may include aspects of the following programs: Hanen More than Words (Sussman, 1999), DIR/floor time (Greenspan, 1998), SCERTS (Prizant, 2006), as well as other evidence-based approaches to therapy. A one-to-one ratio of clinicians to child will be maintained in the group setting.
Fluency Specialty Clinic Program – Diagnostic and treatment services are provided to children and adults with stuttering and other fluency disorders. Intervention options include individual and group therapy, and The Lidcombe Program, which is parent-implemented therapy for preschool and young school-age children.
Bilingual Assessment and Intervention Services – Children with communication difficulties who are learning more than one language have unique needs that can be supported by a knowledgeable speech-language pathologist. This fall we will be providing assessment and intervention services for bilingual children in order to achieve the best communication in all interactions and all languages.
Post-Stroke Communication Group Program – Adults with aphasia come together for treatment and communication interactions with other stroke survivors. Communication Groups are offered once a week for a two-hour period, with individual treatment also available on a weekly basis for those interested in supplemental individual services. Group members practice using functional communication skills and compensatory strategies for community living. The program is appropriate for individuals no longer eligible for hospital-based rehabilitation who continue to benefit from long-term comprehensive speech-language therapy.
Accent Modification Program – Group and individual services are available for those foreign-born individuals who wish to refine their pronunciation of English for career and social interaction purposes.
Communication Enhancement Group (CEG), an Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC) program serves the Houston community including children diagnosed with severe speech and language delays and adults with acquired disorders presenting with communication difficulties. Services provided include assessment of communication skills, recommendations for improving communication skills, development of a communication for the individual and caretakers, and paperwork for funding of a device, if required.