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210 Traffic Way, Suite C
Arroyo Grande, California93420

Phone Number: (805) 441-1055

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Describe treatment approach used: Get the mouth moving! Integral stimulation combined with verbal and tactile cues, use of oral tactile stimulation techniques, jaw stability and tongue/jaw separation activities, jaw grading for vowel differentiation, airflow for voicing, encouraging voluntary variations of voicing: length, pitch, loudness, stimulate movements for specific sounds: lip movements, plosion, Practicing syllable shapes - accurate vowels, VC or CV syllables, CVC, VCV, polysyllables, blends as child progresses. Home program/practice required. Parents observe and participate.

Describe parent/caregiver involvement: Parents observe and/or participate in sessions depending on age of child. Under 3.5, parents typically act as models and temptations for activities. Therapy activities and/or exercises are demonstrated and parents perform exercises to be done at home. Daily practice is provided for home practice. I encourage parents to make a "Brag Book" of current vocabulary to include photos of family and home objects. May encourage the use of PECS to decrease frustration at home.

Describe your past and current involvement in the Apraxia community​?​ Currently, continuing education through ASHA, CSHA, Speech and my local SELPA.

Do you provide consultation/collaboration with other professionals (for example, ​​attending IEP meetings, co treating, etc.) Yes

Age range​ treated?​ 2 to 99

Hours of operation: 12-6 pm. Mondays
9-6 pm Tuesday-Thursday
11-5 pm Fridays

Locations where​ treatment ​is ​provided? Office/Clinic

Insurance accepted? Yes