Speech and Language Therapy Services

Melissa Peters, M.S., CCC-SLP delivers speech and language services to a variety of client populations.  She believes in an individualized, evidence-based approach to treating speech and language disorders.  The way a child understands and expresses themselves is paramount to familial, academic, and social success.  Speech and language begin within the first couple of months of development.  Speech and language therapy addresses a child’s communicative need and provides intervention to help the child reach their communicative potential.

Melissa Peters, M.S., CCC-SLP is experienced in treating the following disorders:

  • Receptive and expressive language disorders
  • Receptive and expressive language delay
  • Early Intervention services
  • Voice disorders
  • Developmental disorders of speech and language (related to Autism Spectrum Disorder, or any other disorders)
  • Articulation disorders
    • including lisps (trouble producing /s/)
    • difficulty producing /r/
    • articulation disorders related to anatomical structure and function (cleft palate, genetic disorders, craniofacial disorders)
  • Comprehension of written text (inferencing, reading comprehension)
  • Grammar within spontaneous speech
  • Apraxia of Speech
  • Auditory processing disorder

Melissa uses evidence-based approaches as well as a child-centered environment to help your child with these speech and language disorders.

Melissa is PROMPT Level 1 Trained, which may be an asset to your child depending on their deficit.  She has experience doing DIR-Floortime and Oral Placement Therapy for articulation disorders.

Your child’s success in therapy is Melissa’s top priority.  She re-evaluates treatment plans often and comes up with different, innovative approaches to help your child succeed in their speech and language development.