Speech Language Pathology

Speech Therapy is design to help individuals who are experiencing speech/language, swallowing, cognitive, voice and fluency difficulties. Speech-language production, comprehension, obstacles with cognitive or thinking processes, and swallowing impediments are some of the diagnosis a speech pathologist will remedy.

Speech Therapy may be applicable at any age level. It encompasses specialized treatments through the use of retraining, compensatory stimulus, and adaptive techniques.

Who can benefit from Speech Therapy intervention?
People who experience one or more of the following:

    Functional Limitations. The individual needs functional assessment and training, and
    environmental adaptation due to:

    • Flow or rhythm such as in stuttering
    • Problems with voice quality
    • Articulation or phonological problems
    • Difficulty producing sounds
    • Difficulty communicating needs (expressive language)


    Swallowing difficulty.

    • Choking while drinking
    • Increase or decrease in saliva
    • Choking while eating solid food

    Cognitive deficits Communication Compensatory Techniques

    • Improper use of words and their meanings
    • Reduced vocabulary
    • Inability to express ideas
    • Inappropriate grammatical patterns
    • Inability to follow directions

Therapy by Design is located at the PSN Town Center, 17670 NW 78th Ave, Miami, FL 33015, and serves both Miami-Dade and Broward county:  PSN, Hialeah, Plantation, Ft. Lauderdale, Pembroke Pines, Aventura, Opa Locka, Cooper City, Weston, Coral Springs, Margate, Tamarac, Sunrise, Plantation, Miramar, Doral, Sweet Water, Westchester, West Miami, Coral Gables, Miami Beach, Key Biscayne, Brickell, South Miami, Pinecrest, Homestead.


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