Welcome to Speech Success
Your child is exceptional so their speech therapy should be exceptional too. At Speech Success, treatment is customized to your child’s specific needs and interests. We begin with a thorough and comprehensive evaluation. These results are transferred into an individualized treatment plan that is carried out by a highly trained professional.
What’s the best part?
We work through play! No matter the goal, we have fun learning along the way. By combining your child’s interests and hobbies into our sessions, we get to have a blast on our way to speech success.
Nearly 1 in 12 children has a speech, language, or swallowing disorder. Of those, one-third struggle with multiple communication problems. They can all improve with speech therapy provided by Dr. Jacqueline Ahrens SLPD, CCC-SLP and her team at Speech Success
Apraxia of Speech
Apraxia of speech can be incredibly frustrating for children because they know what they want to say, but their mouth doesn’t always cooperate. Jacqueline Ahrens, SLPD, CCC-SLP, at Speech Success, holds an advanced certification in the evaluation and treatment of apraxia of speech. She implements an intensive speech therapy program that improves their ability to speak properly and enjoy communicating.
People who find it easy to socialize may not realize that social skills do not come naturally for many children. When children need help learning social skills, parents quickly discover that many issues can interfere with socializing. At Speech Success, Jacqueline Ahrens, SLPD, CCC-SLP, specializes in helping children learn social skills, especially when their skills are hindered by speech and language delays, and developmental disabilities like autism.
Nothing is more enjoyable than watching kids play a game and let off some pent-up energy with loud whoops and yells. But too much yelling and frequently straining their voice from singing or cheering also leads to voice disorders. To treat an existing issue or prevent future vocal issues, contact Speech Success.
It’s common for children to go through a stuttering phase, especially when their speech is developing. But if it lasts longer than six months, it’s time to seek treatment from Jacqueline Ahrens, SLPD, CCC-SLP, at Speech Success. Dr. Ahrens develops age-appropriate treatment and works with parents, helping them learn tips they can use at home to support their children. If your child stutters, don’t wait to contact Speech Success.
Children gradually learn to pronounce different sounds starting from about one to eight years old. If your child doesn’t master all sounds by the expected age, they may have an articulation disorder.
You may notice the signs of autism in your baby’s first year, or not until they get older and enter school. No matter when you recognize speech and language delays, don’t wait to connect with Jacqueline Ahrens, SLPD, CCC-SLP, at Speech Success.
Children with a language disorder can talk, but they have a hard time communicating with others. Depending on the severity of the language disorder, detection at an early age can be difficult.
Home Base Services
Speech Success is excited to now offer home and clinic-based sessions. For some children, working in the therapy clinic removes distractions around the home and provides an environment to foster growth.