PBT offers a FREE 15 MINUTE CONSULT to discuss what speech and language therapy services may best fit your needs and/or direct you to other helpful resources. Speech and language therapy services can be conducted in English or American Sign Language (ASL).
Assessments are typically completed at the onset of services and periodically going forward to track progress and update treatment goals as well as areas of need. Assessment information can be gathered by reviewing the client's records and history, direct clinical observation, using standardized testing tools, data collection, and conversations with parents/caregivers. These assessments may include:
In short, anyone; however, if insurance is being utilized, a referral or pre-authorization may be required. If insurance is not involved, no referral or pre-authorization is required. Assessments can be done privately for individuals, as well as through schools and agencies. When you contact PBT for a consultation, the clinician will recommend whether an assessment is a good a fit and discuss the next, necessary steps to schedule one.