Frequently Asked Questions

We teach children the skills they need to become effective communicators.

Find answers to some common questions below!

What is a speech pathologist and why might my child need speech services?

A speech-language pathologist (SLP) is a highly-trained professional who evaluates and treats children and adults who have difficulty with speech or language. If your child has trouble with speech, he/she struggles with the how to of talking which is the coordination of the muscles and/or movements necessary to produce speech. If your child has trouble with language, he struggles with understanding what he hears or sees. Your child may struggle to find the right words and/or organize those words in a meaningful way to communicate a message or hold a conversation.

Can CSTI evaluate and provide services for my child?

Yes. We offer comprehensive evaluations to determine if your child can benefit from speech and language services.

How long are speech or language therapy services?

The evaluating clinician will make a recommendation for the length of time services should be provided. We offer services in .5 hr, .75 hr, and 1.0 hr in length. The SLP will help you make that decision based on your child’s needs.


What Our Families are Saying

Thanks for helping my daughter find her voice. We have seen such a positive change this year since she started working with you. You have been a wonderful guide and inspiration for her. - V. J

My husband and I are so impressed with the great work you are doing. I think your social skills lessons really work for our son. They have been the best therapy he has received. - T.S