SAY: The Stuttering Association for the Young

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Speech Therapy for Pre-schoolers (ages 2‑6)

When a child begins to stutter, parents are often told “All kids stutter, it’s just a phase” or “Just give it some time. It will stop on its own.”

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.

Fees

SAY Speech Therapy is charged at the rate of $150 per hour and all speech therapy is provided by a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist who is an expert in working with young people who stutter.

SAY offers sliding scale rates.

Contact Us

To obtain more information on our Speech Therapy program, please contact us below or call Fergie Cantos, MS CCC-SLP, TSSLD-BE at 212.414.9696 extension 205.

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