Speech & Language Services

We can evaluate and treat for the following conditions:

  • Delayed expressive language (not talking, limited use of words, not putting words together to form sentences)
  • Delayed comprehension issues (i.e. difficulty understanding words, specific concepts, following directions)
  • Delay in articulation (pronunciation of specific sounds/letters)
  • Speech/language delays secondary to hearing loss including children who utilize hearing aids or cochlear implants
  • Autism spectrum and/or social language difficulties
  • Apraxia of speech
  • Fluency disorders (stuttering)
  • Non-speaking/use of speech generating device(s) or alternative communication methods

What Happens at a Speech/Language Evaluation?

Prior to the appointment you will speak with the evaluating clinician to establish an assessment plan based on your concerns.

The day of evaluation process typically includes:

  • a 1-2 hour in-person visit in your home or teletherapy visit (off-island) by licensed SLP
  • an in-depth case history review to acquire crucial developmental/medical information
  • observation and/or formal assessment in the areas of your concern, these may include (dependent on age, ability, and participation):
    • speech sound production (articulation skills)
    • comprehension (receptive skills) and use of language (expressive skills)
    • sound of their voice and resonance
    • speech fluency
    • social/conversational skills
    • play and interaction skills
  • exam of oral structures and functioning (child permitting)
  • trial of strategies/opportunity for parent practice of strategies
  • review of results and recommendations
  • written assessment summary provided on the day of

A formal report will be written up and sent to your child’s referring physician. Your child’s report can then be accessed via the patient portal.

Ready to get started?

Contact us at (808) 384.8328


Providing in-person services in Honolulu, HI and surrounding areas and teletherapy services for neighboring islands