Speech Therapy

The Speech Therapy department at CWJR is trained in a variety of specialized programs, including the Hanen approach, reflex integration, Vital Stim, and specialized feeding courses.

Apraxia of Speech

What is Apraxia of Speech?

Apraxia of Speech is a neurological disorder characterized by the brain’s inability to complete the necessary pathways to instruct the speech muscles, despite knowing what it wants to say. Unlike weakness or paralysis in the facial muscles used for speech, apraxia of speech stems from a breakdown in the coordination between the brain and the …

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10 Speech Therapy Techniques for Playful Learning at Home

Written by: Ali VanSlembrouck M.A., CCC-SLP, Speech Therapist At CWJR, we believe in education as a core pillar of our treatment plans. While our patients receive individualized speech therapy care from their therapist during sessions, there are many ways to keep the progress going outside of the clinic!  When it comes to speech therapy, play …

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Skills for Reading Readiness

Reading Readiness

Your kids are home and you’re worried about their progress in school. For preschoolers and kindergarteners, keeping their reading  skills up may be easier than you think. There are a few simple steps to make sure your child has the foundational skills to be ready to read. 

Vocal Hygiene

With so many phone and video meetings, plus talking through a mask, my vocal folds have been feeling hoarse and tired from speaking loudly and hydrating less. Follow these tips to avoid damage and keep your vocal folds healthy and comfortable.