Speech Therapy

What is Speech Therapy?

Speech Language Therapy involves the assessment and diagnosis of a variety of communication and swallowing disorders as a result of a variety of reasons (e.g developmental delays, sensory processing disorder, or stroke).  Speech therapy requires a extensive and thorough evaluation of communication skills and an individualized treatment plan.

Speech Therapy at MLee

Each Speech-Language Pathologist at MLee is nationally board certified by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) and is licensed by the Texas State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology.  The clinicians at MLee adhere to the philosophy of the PROMPT Institute where all speech clients are assessed and treated holistically, using our clients’ strengths and weaknesses in the physical, cognitive, and social domains to assess communication functioning and develop individualized treatment plans.

What is the MLee Approach to Speech Therapy

Each clinician at MLee goes through a very intense amount of training via a series of workshops and a lengthy certification process in order to become Certified PROMPT therapists.  PROMPT therapy can be use with a wide variety of of patients with communication disorders.  PROMPT therapy is appropriate for the following types of communication disorders:

  • Apraxia of Speech
  • Non-Verbal or Speech Delay
  • Motor Speech Disorders
  • Articulation Disorders
  • Aphasia
  • Dysarthria
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Down Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Fluency Disorders

The Speech Pathologists at MLee further use the philosophy of PROMPT therapy to treat the following communication disorders:

  • Expressive-Receptive Language Disorders
  • Auditory Processing Disorders
  • Executive Functioning Disorders
  • Social Pragmatic Language Disorders
  • Voice Disorders
  • Feeding Difficulties

The Speech Pathologists at MLee are certified in the following treatment approaches:

  • PROMPT Therapy
  • Integrated Listening System (iLS)
  • Interactive Metronome (IM)