Pediatric speech therapy is a service that can positively influence a child's speaking ability for the rest of their lives. Speech therapists can treat speech, language, and other disorders early in life so that they do not effect the individual as they age. Mandi Dickerson has been serving Northwest Arkansas as a licensed speech pathologist for the past 8 years. We are proud to offer her services as a wellness professional, and would like to outline the benefits of pediatric speech therapy.
Many children have difficulty with speech and/or language as they grow older. These difficulties, if not confronted, can lead to chronic speech problems that can last for life. A speech-language pathologist (SLP) treats screens and treats children and adults with speech disorders. These difficulties could spur from coordination of muscles and movements used for speaking. A speech language pathologist can also treat individuals who have difficulty swallowing liquid or food. They essentially treat muscular and psychomotor disorders of the mouth. Children may need to see a speech-language pathologist if they have trouble eating and swallowing, using words and saying a lot of new words, or even if they have trouble playing with others or making friends.
Mandi Dickerson is a great pediatric speech-language pathologist operating out of our offices here in Northwest Arkansas. She treats speech disorders such as articulation, phonology, and apraxia. She also treats language disorders effecting receptive, expressive, and pragmatic language. Mandi is not only effective at treating the previously stated disorders, but she is also able to work with individuals suffering from deafness or hearing oss, oral-motor disorders, and swallowing or feeding disorders. If you believe that your child may benefit from speech therapy Wellness Professionals can help! With years of experience Mandi Dickerson is a great choice fora pediatric speech-language pathologist.