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Assessments and Evaluations

SLP's utilize a variety or informal and formal diagnostic measures
and assessments to determine a client's overall communication
functioning. A comprehensive assessment will determine your child's
strength's and areas of need so that a comprehensive and functional
treatment plan can be developed to best meet their needs. Potential
areas of assessment include but are not limited to: oral-motor
functioning, articulation, phonology, fluency, voice, receptive
language, expressive language, cognition, executive functioning,
pragmatic language, feeding/swallowing.

Assessments/Testing Offered

Below is a list of common speech-language pathology assessments used by SLPs that can be a good starting point. You’ll find assessments for: 


  • Childhood apraxia of speech

  • Articulation and phonology assessments

  • Myofuctional assessments

  • Aphasia, cognitive communication and traumatic brain injury assessments

  • Comprehensive Language Assessments

  • Early intervention and preschool

  • Literacy, dyslexia and narrative language

  • Stuttering

Because SLPs can work with people across the lifespan and the breadth of the field is expansive, there are many different assessment tools available. These tools have been norm-referenced on particular populations, so each SLP needs to use their clinical judgment to design therapy that is culturally responsive and recognizes neurodiversity. 

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