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Speech Therapy

Desert Valley Pediatric Therapy's team of skilled Speech-Language Pathologists is trained to provide services for children with cognitive and communication disorders, as well as those with challenges with feeding and swallowing. Our Speech-Language Pathologists have experience in the following practice areas: 


  • Apraxia of Speech 

  • Articulation of Speech Sounds 

  • Oral-Motor Coordination 

  • Phonology Disorders 

  • Speech Fluency/Stuttering 

Expressive Language: 

  • Spoken Communication 

  • Written Communication 

  • Use of Early Communicative Gestures and Signs 


Receptive Language: 

  • Auditory Processing 

  • Comprehension of Spoken Words 

  • Comprehension of Written Language 


  • Feeding Therapy 

  • Treatment for Swallowing/Dysphagia 

  • Oral-Motor Strengthening 

  • Participation in a Mealtime Routine 


  • Brain Injury  

  • Delayed Cognitive Skills 

  • Memory 

  • Organization 

  • Planning 

  • Problem-Solving 


Social Communication: 

  • Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC) 

  • Conversation Skills 

  • Neurodiversity-Affirming Treatment for Autistic Children 

  • Pragmatic Language 

  • Play Skills 

  • Social Skills 


  • Phonemic Awareness 

  • Phonological Awareness 

  • Storytelling and Summarization 


Our SLPs work collaboratively with families and other providers on your child's healthcare team in order to provide informed, interactive, client-centered care. Strategies and goals developed by the Speech-Language Pathologist are shared with the family and implemented in the child's natural environment. This collaborative method of service delivery helps the child to participate and communicate within all environments to their fullest potential. 

To inquire about making an appointment with one of our Speech Language Pathologists, click on Enroll Today.  

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