While many children will cease stuttering spontaneously without clinical assistance, approximately 25-30% of children will continue to stutter into adulthood. Although researchers don’t yet understand which children will continue to stutter, there are specific risk factors that can put a child at increased risk of persistent stuttering, such as:
SAY provides comprehensive treatment to give each child the greatest level of success as research shows more children will stop stuttering with early intervention.
Therapy for pre-schoolers starts with a comprehensive evaluation to assess the needs of each child and family. Pre-school children typically receive therapy weekly in 30-minute sessions, with session frequency varying depending on specific therapy goals. Therapy is fully-tailored for each child, as well as their parents and caregivers to ensure high-quality education, support and counseling.
SAY Speech Therapy is charged at the rate of $100 per hour and all speech therapy is provided by a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist who is expert in working with young people who stutter.
SAY offers need-based financial aid.
To obtain more information on our Speech Therapy program, please contact us below or call Fergie Cantos, MS CCC-SLP, TSSLD at 212.414.9696 extension 205.