Speech Therapy

Speech Language Therapy at the Ptolemy Reid Rehabilitation Centre is designed to provide service to those with communication impairments who are residents of the Centre or who attend the outpatients’ clinic for children with developmental disabilities.  There is at present no professional speech therapist but the programme is managed by the rehabilitation assistant.  Intervention is provided in the form of :

  1. Direct assessment and treatment of communication disorders (articulation, language delay disorder, voice, etc.).
     
  2. Consultation, education of parents by therapist and the classroom teacher re: communication disorder and management.
     
  3. Providing suggestions for early stimulation and pre-language skills.
     
  4. Setting up alternative or argumentative communication systems.