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647-444-4253

info@speechstars.ca

Speech Stars offers in-home speech therapy.
We come to your home, school or daycare.
We service clients in Toronto, Vaughan, Markham, Thornhill, GTA, North York, Mississauga, Brampton, Etobicoke, Woodbridge, and Scarborough.
Services: speech difficulties; articulation; phonology; late talker; orofacial myology; delayed speech and language; motor speech; apraxia; stuttering (fluency); language development; language delay; phonological awareness; tongue thrust; voice therapy; parent workshops.

ABOUT US

We are a team of dedicated Speech-Language Pathologists.  We provide comprehensive speech and language services throughout the Greater Toronto Area.

 

Services include speech and language assessments, therapy, consultations, parent education and parent-and-toddler workshops.

Our qualified therapists are experienced in the following areas:

  · Articulation/ Speech clarity

  · Motor Speech

  · Stuttering/ Fluency

  · Late Talking

  · Receptive Language

  · Expressive Language

  · Early Literacy

  · Phonological Awareness

  · Tongue Thrust

  · Proper Oral Resting Posture

  · Early Intervention

Members of our team have specialized training in the following areas:

  · PROMPT

  · The Fluency Plus Program

  · The Lidcombe Program

  · The Palin Parent-Child Interaction Program

  · Hanen Programs

  · Orofacial Myology

Our clinicians provide therapy at the location of your choice (home, daycare or school) within the Greater Toronto Area.

Programs Include:

  · Individual Therapy

  · Group Therapy

  · Parent Education

  · Early Language Development Workshops

 

OUR TEAM

Haley Libman, Speech-Language Pathologist
Haley Libman

Founder and Clinical Director

Speech-Language Pathologist

M.Cl.Sc., Reg. CASLPO

Laura Katz, Speech Stars
Laura Katz

Speech-Language Pathologist

M.H.Sc., Reg. CASLPO

Jordanna Waisglass, Speech Stars
Jordanna Schwartz

Speech-Language Pathologist

M.H.Sc., Reg. CASLPO

 

OUR SERVICES

 

DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS

Do you want to learn ways to enrich your child's speech and language skills?  Speech Stars provides Infant and Toddler Communication Workshops.  Workshops are geared toward parents and their children. Topics Include developmental milestones, speech skills, language skills, play skills and strategies to stimulate speech and language development at home.

Contact us to find a workshop near you.

 

LANGUAGE MILESTONES

Does My Child Need Speech Therapy?

By 12 Months Does Your Child...

· Have one word?

· Babble, make different sounds?

· Imitate sounds and actions?

   (e.g. banging blocks together)

· Follow simple directions?

By 18 Months Does Your Child...

· Use around 20 words?

· Connect strings of sounds together sounding like speech?

· Recognize the names of a few body parts?

· Point to pictures?

· Engage in pretend play?

· Use a variety of consonant sounds such as p, b, m, n, t, d, and w?

By 2 Years Does Your Child?

· Use about 50 words?

· Start using short two word sentences (e.g. "more juice")?

· Follow two-step directions? 

   (e.g. "pick up the toy and put it in the basket")

· Use pronouns (e.g. "me", "mine")?

· Enjoy being with other children?

· Have the ability to be understood 65% of the time?

· Use a variety of words including nouns, verbs,

   pronouns and prepositions?

By 3 years Does Your Child...

· Speak using two-to-three word sentences?

· Use about 150-500 words?

· Have the ability to be understood about 90% of the time? 

    (Speech sounds should be getting clearer)

· Understand location words (e.g. "in", "on", "under")?

· Recite nursery rhymes?

· Use plurals to indicate more than 1 object?

· Follow three step directions (e.g. "give me the straw, cup and plate")?

· Use some adjectives? 

   (e.g. "big", "little", "wet", "dry" and "dirty")

By 4 Years Does Your Child...

· Use four-to-five words in a sentence?

· Ask "wh" questions? 

    (e.g. "who", "what", "where", "when", "why" and "how")

· Use sentences with "and"?

· Identify a few colours?

· Speak using past tense?

· Enjoy looking at books and listening to stories?

· Use "is+(verb)-ing" consistently (e.g. "he is going to the park")?

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info@speechstars.ca

647-444-4253

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