Speech Impairments

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Taxonomy Code: YF-1500.8000

Any of a number of conditions that interfere with the individual's ability to produce audible utterances to such a degree that the resultant sounds do not serve satisfactorily as the basic tool for oral expression. Speech difficulties fall into several categories: articulation problems in which speech sounds are omitted, replaced by substitute sounds or distorted; voice problems in which pitch, loudness or quality of voice are affected; and fluency problems including stuttering.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
ALL ABOUT KIDS/NASSAUProvides evaluation and therapy services in the home, schools and other natural environments for the pediatric population. Offers speech and swallowing therapy, occupational/physical therapy, special education, psychology, audiology, social services, medical consults and service coordination. Also provides Applied Behavior Analysis Services (ABA) and Special Education Itinerant (SEIT) Services. Appointment required call for further information.NassauALL ABOUT KIDS/NASSAUALL ABOUT KIDS/NASSAU
COMMUNICATION THERAPIESOffers communication evaluation, cochlear implant training/consultation, language development therapy, auditory perception training, articulation remediation. Conducts parent/infant program, early intervention program. Offers educational advocacy, planning and support.COMMUNICATION THERAPIESCENTER FOR HEARING AND COMMUNICATION
HEARING AND SPEECH CENTERProvides full range of diagnostic and therapeutic services for all types of hearing and speech disorders. Serves all ages, infants through geriatric patients, and offers both in-patient and out-patient care. Features hearing-aid dispensary, Tinnitus Retraining Therapy program, voice laboratory, and newborn hearing screening program. Approved by early intervention and physically handicapped children's program for diagnosis/treatment of speech and hearing disorders. Offers various support groups for parents, cochlear implant patients, laryngectomy patients, and the hearing impaired. Call for current schedules.NassauHEARING AND SPEECH CENTERLONG ISLAND JEWISH MEDICAL CENTER
HEARING AND SPEECH CENTEREvaluates and serves adults and children with hearing, speech, language or swallowing impairments. Offers a full range of audiological and speech pathology and testing which include brain stem evoked response, central auditory test batteries, electomystagmography(for vertigo), hearing aid evaluations and hearing aid analysis, and site of lesion testing. State approved diagnostic and treatment center. Participates in the New York State Health Department's physically handicapped Children's Program. Also serves as a training center for gradual speech pathology and audiology students from affiliated universities.SuffolkHEARING AND SPEECH CENTERST. CHARLES HOSPITAL
HEARING AND SPEECH CENTER SUPPORT GROUPSOffers various support groups throughout the year in the Lower Level Conference Room of the Center. Parents of Hearing Impaired Children Support Group, 7pm, first Wednesday of the month. Cochlear Implant Patients and the Hearing Impaired Support Group, 7pm, second Wednesday of every month. Laryngectomy Support Group, 10:30am every Thursday. Call to confirm schedule.NassauHEARING AND SPEECH CENTER SUPPORT GROUPSLONG ISLAND JEWISH MEDICAL CENTER
HY WEINBERG CENTER FOR COMMUNICATION DISORDERSIs a not-for-profit, full-service speech and hearing center. We provide speech, language, and hearing evaluations and therapy to individuals and groups of all ages and all types of communication disorders. Undergraduate and graduate students provide these services under the supervision of NYS licensed and nationally certified Speech-Language Pathologists. Most services are provided free of charge with a nominal administrative fee per semester. Speech/Language services at the HY Weinberg Center include: Comprehensive Speech/Language; Evaluations; Individual and Group Therapy and Parent/Family Education. Hearing services include: Complete Audiological Evaluations; Hearing Aid Evaluations; Fitting and Dispensing of Hearing Aids; Immittance Testing; Central Auditory Testing; Auditory Brainstem Response Testing (ABR); Otoacoustic Emissions Testing and Aural Rehabilitation. Group programs include: TOTalk; KIDTalk; PreRead; Social Communication Groups; Accent Modification/English Conversation Group; Adult Communication Group and Transgender Voice Group. The Hy Weinberg Center for Communication Disorders is committed to a policy of equal access to services. Call for detailed information regarding each service offered. NassauHY WEINBERG CENTER FOR COMMUNICATION DISORDERSADELPHI UNIVERSITY
J.M. LADGE SPEECH AND HEARING CENTEROffers a diagnostic and therapeutic center specializing in screenings, diagnostics and treatment prevention of communication and related disorders in infants, children and adults. The J.M. Ladge Speech and Hearing Center at LIU Post has the dual mission of assisting those with communication and related disorders by offering a full range of diagnostic and therapeutic services for infants, children and adults (individually or in groups) and training graduate students in communication sciences and disorders. All services are provided by supervisors with years of experience and graduate clinicians, both working together to provide quality care that family members can observe. We offer state-of-the-art care for discounted fees and at flexible times. Call or e-mail to schedule an appointment or contact us for a free consultation.NassauJ.M. LADGE SPEECH AND HEARING CENTERLIU POST
LONG ISLAND HEARING AND SPEECH SOCIETYSupports the Hearing and Speech Center at North Shore LIJ Health System by helping to fund the purchase of equipment and support the operational budget. Provides information and educational programs for the community and arranges for numerous speaking presentations and professional programs.NassauLONG ISLAND HEARING AND SPEECH SOCIETYLONG ISLAND HEARING AND SPEECH SOCIETY
LONG ISLAND SPEECH-LANGUAGE-HEARING ASSOCIATIONOperates as a not-for-profit volunteer organization comprised of more than 1200 speech-language pathologists and audiologists from the New York City border to Montauk. Provides the community with current information on communication disorders in children and adults. Serves as a referral source of speech-language-hearing services to the community. Provides members with continuing education opportunities through conferences, workshops and lectures. Offers programs for the community through its speakers bureau.SuffolkLONG ISLAND SPEECH-LANGUAGE-HEARING ASSOCIATIONLONG ISLAND SPEECH-LANGUAGE-HEARING ASSOCIATION
NATIONAL STUTTERING PROJECTA national support and self help group for adults and children who stutter. Provide parent/child support groups, referral services, workshops and conventions, and also publishes a bimonthly newsletter, Reaching Out.NassauNATIONAL STUTTERING PROJECTFRIENDS: THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF YOUNG PEOPLE WHO STUTTER
PRESCHOOLERS' STUTTERING PROGRAMOffered to families of young preschool children who are not ready for direct or intense one-on-one therapy. Provides speech therapy services to children ages 2-5 who stutter.SuffolkPRESCHOOLERS' STUTTERING PROGRAMPEDIATRIC CENTER FOR SPEECH PATHOLOGY
PRESCHOOL PROGRAMProvides early intervention services to preschoolers who show signs of stuttering. Program intends to prevent stuttering from developing into a full blown, chronic life debilitating problem. Call for further information.PRESCHOOL PROGRAMAMERICAN INSTITUTE FOR STUTTERING
REHABILITATION CENTERProvides inpatient and outpatient rehabilitative care, including amputation, brain injury/trauma, multitrauma, orthopedic, pediatric, spinal cord injury, and stroke rehabilitation.SuffolkREHABILITATION CENTERST. CHARLES HOSPITAL
SCHOOL AGE PROGRAMProvides individual treatment to each child while educating those in the child's life, in order to develop a strong, positive, supportive environment in which the child can thrive with his/her new found attitudes and skills. Institute specialists serve as liaisons to schools to educate faculty and speech support staff. Offers a 3-week program. Call for further information.SCHOOL AGE PROGRAMAMERICAN INSTITUTE FOR STUTTERING
SPECIAL SERVICES CENTERProvides programs for children 5 years old to young adults with special needs including learning disabilities, Aspergers Syndrome, speech and language delays and Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD). Offers a supportive environment to promote self growth, enhance self image and foster interpersonal relationlships and socialization. Appointment required. Call for more information.NassauSPECIAL SERVICES CENTERSID JACOBSON JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER
SPEECH AND LANGUAGE PROGRAMProvides evaluation and treatment of communication disorders including phonology/articulation, voice disorders, stuttering, child and adult language disorders, neurological disorders, oral motor disorders, and auditory processing disorders. Family advocacy for early childhood through adult. Call or visit website for additional information.SuffolkSPEECH AND LANGUAGE PROGRAMCOMMACK CENTER FOR SPEECH AND LANGUAGE DISORDERS
SPEECH-LANGUAGE-HEARING CLINICOffers diagnostic and treatment services to children and adults for a variety of communication disorders. All clinical services are supervised by professional speech-language pathologists and audiologists who hold certification by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association. Speech-language pathology services include: Comprehensive evaluations of communication including speech, language and literacy; Language therapy: spoken and written language; Articulation therapy; Voice therapy; Treatment of stuttering; Treatment of myofunctional disorders, swallowing and related functions; Treatment of cognitive-communication disorders and Consultation regarding Augmentative/Alternate Communication. In addition communication enhancement services are offered to: Improve English-language proficiency and Modify accent. Audiology services include: Audiological evaluations and screenings; Hearing aid evaluations, including fitting and dispensing; Central auditory processing evaluations and Aural rehabilitation services. Additional specialty clinics include: "Speaking of Toddlers" which is a language stimulation group for preschoolers. Through developmentally appropriate play, sensory-based activities, and snack/craft/story time, children develop vocabulary and social communication skills. Language facilitation strategies, peer to peer interactions in small group settings, and parent training are used to achieve each child's individual language/communication goals. The Aphasia Program is also offered. Aphasia is an acquired communication disorder that impairs a person's ability to process language. Individual treatment, designed to assist in the recovery of speech, language, reading, writing and functional communication, is provided at the clinic. Group therapy is employed to support individual treatment, and to provide opportunities for social participation. The program also includes a group for caregivers of people with aphasia. Some community-based projects include: Language stimulation groups at the Saltzman Community Services Center's Diane Lindner-Goldberg Child Care Institute (CCI) and Language-literacy support program at an area elementary school. Call for more detailed information.NassauSPEECH-LANGUAGE-HEARING CLINICHOFSTRA UNIVERSITY-JOAN AND ARNOLD SALTZMAN COMMUNITY SERVICES CENTER
SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGYProvides pediatric diagnostic speech and language evaluations to children with a variety of communication deficits. Individual therapy sessions are also available.SuffolkSPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGYSUFFOLK HEARING AND SPEECH CENTER OF GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
SPEECH/LANGUAGE PATHOLOGYProvides varied speech and hearing services. Call for information.NassauSPEECH/LANGUAGE PATHOLOGYGLEN COVE HOSPITAL
TEEN/ADULT PROGRAMProvides weekly traditional sessions as well as 3-week intensive programs for teens and adults who stutter. Call for further information.TEEN/ADULT PROGRAMAMERICAN INSTITUTE FOR STUTTERING

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