Hear Me Speak, LLC
Speech, Language, Audition, Dysphagia, Fluency, Voice,
Augmentative ​Communication​

New Bern, Jacksonville, Morehead City & Swansboro
North Carolina

Patient Information

       Speech- Language Pathologists specialize in providing a variety of services from screenings, evaluations, treatments, collaboration with other service providers and advocacy.

      We have expertise in a variety of delays/disorders from pediatrics to geriatrics Including:
,Language-
Receptive (understanding and Expressive (speaking)
Articulation/Phonology-
The inability to correctly produce a sound or sounds (ex. tat/cat)
http://www.asha.org/Practice-Portal/Clinical-Topics/Spoken-Language-Disorders/Language-In--Brief/
http://www.asha.org/Practice-Portal/Clinical-Topics/Articulation-and-Phonology/

Audition-
Learning to listen
for individuals who are
deaf or hard of hearing and     gain access to spoken language through hearing aids, cochlear impants and other assistive hearing devices.
Voice-
Atypical quality for a person's age or gender.
 
www.lsvtglobal.com
Fluency-
Atypical flow of speech
(ex. stuttering)
http://www.asha.org/Practice-Portal/Clinical-Topics/Childhood-Fluency-Disorders/

http://www.kidspot.com.au/school/primary/learning-and-behaviour/speech-and-language-development-9-10
Literacy-
The ability to read or write
Dysphagia-
Difficulty swallowing
http://www.asha.org/public/speech/development/Literacy/
http://www.asha.org/public/speech/swallowing/Swallowing-Disorders-in-Adults/
Difficulties in one or a combination of these areas can hinder an individual's ability to communicate wants/needs/ideas effectively, and be successful in an academic environment.

Ages and Stages

85% of children us the following sounds by the age of:

Speech
Two: b, p, d, m, m, h
Three: f,g,k,t,w
Five-Six:  l, s, sh, r, ch, j, z, v

Language
 
By the age of:
Eight months: turns to name being called
Eleven months- 1yr: says first word
2 yrs: Speaks in 2-3 word phrases word phrases
3 yrs: able to be understood 90% of the time
5 yrs: majority of expressive/receptive language learning has developed  
** These are vague guidelines compiled from a variety of sources. If you suspect that your child has a delay in any area, it is recommended that you contact  Hear Me Speak, LLC for more information.
Informational Websites:

www.asha.org
www.agbell.com
www.autismsociety-nc.org