Communication skills are critical to understanding the world around us. The American Speech Language and Hearing Association estimates that 6 million children have a speech/language disorder. Communication disorders can affect with way children talk, understand, and process information, offers leading to increased frustration, difficulty with social interaction and poor performance in school.

The Speech Department at Riddle Hospital offers a personalized approach for the evaluation and treatment of the following disorders:

  • Language
  • Articulation
  • Oral Speech Apraxia
  • Aural Rehabilitation
  • Down Syndrome
  • Autism/PDD
  • Phonology
  • Fluency
  • Phonological Awareness
  • Oral Motor Awareness
  • Oral Motor Analysis/Remediation
  • Voice Disorders

The Staff

Our therapists specialize in pediatric assessment and intervention. The therapy is one-to-one and family involvement is encouraged. Children see a single therapist who develops a personalized plan of care to meet their specific needs.

All therapists:

  • Hold masters degrees
  • Hold PA State licensure and Certification of Clinical Compete
  • Enthusiastic
  • Creative
  • Trained in various therapy techniques including indirect fluency intervention, PECS, oral motor analysis, Hodson Phonological Approach