Speech & Language Services

Speech & Language Center of Northern Virginia

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Outpatient Services

Screenings
Screenings are available to identify children who may be at risk for speech and language delays. The screening provides a brief summary of a child's speech, language, and hearing skills. From these results, the speech-language pathologist determines whether skills seem to be age-appropriate or require further evaluation.

Evaluations
A comprehensive assessment determines strengths and weaknesses of the child's speech and language skills and defines the goals for therapy. Depending on the focus of the assessment, standardized tests, parent questionnaires, informal sampling, and other tools are used to gather information regarding the child's abilities. Click here for Case History form.

Individual Therapy

Therapy is scheduled in 30 to 60 minute sessions ranging from one to four sessions per week. Sessions are typically scheduled between 8:30-5 Monday through Friday, with some Saturday morning hours.  Therapy is scheduled at a convenient time for the family and therapist.  Frequency/length is determined by a child's age and needs. Click here for Outpatient Procedures.

Consultations
The therapists are available as consultants to community professionals to assist families in providing a complete program for their child. Family permission is always obtained before exchanging information with another professional and the family is consulted over what information may/may not be shared.
Click here for access to the Permission to Exchange Information Form
For more information contact the office at 703-356-2833 or email  info@slcnv.org