At Tanya Speech Therapy, speech and language treatments are provided in both English and Thai for both children to adults who have communication problems and/or swallowing difficulties. The following Speech-Language Pathology Services are available:

1   Accent Modification

2   Auditory Habilitation/ Rehabilitation: Speech, Language, Communication, and Listening skills related to hearing difficulties, hearing loss, and deafness.

3   Auditory Processing

4   Business Communication and Professional Voice Use

5   Cleft Lip/Cleft Palate

6   Cognition: Communicative disorders based on cognition problems such as attention, memory, problem solving, and executive functioning.

7   Dental Malocculusion

8   Developmental Disabilities based communicative disorders and swallowing difficulties:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Attention-Deficit Disorders
  • Dyslexia
  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Specific Language Impairment
  • Unspecified Neurodevelopmental Disorders

9   Genetic Disorders based communicative problems

  • Down’s Syndrome
  • Fragile X Syndrome
  • Rett Syndrome
  • Velocardiofacial Syndrome

10   Language based communication includes oral and writing language. The clinician will observe and treat the following areas:

  • Phonology
  • Morphology
  • Syntax
  • Semantics
  • Pragmatics
  • Prelinguistic Communication such as joint attention, purposely signaling.
  • Paralinguistic Communication such as gesturing, sign language.
  • Literacy such as reading, writing, spelling

11   Macroglossia

12   Neurological Disease impacting on communicative and swallowing problems

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA)
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Dementia
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

13   Neonatal Problems

  • Prematurity
  • Low Birth Weight

14   Oral Motor Dysfunction

15   Psychiatric Disorders based communication disorders

  • Bipolar Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Schizophrenia
  • Selective Mutism

16   Resonance

  • Hypernasality
  • Hyponasality
  • Cul-de-sac

17   Speech Production

  • Articulation
  • Phonological
  • Motor planning

18   Tacheostomy

19   Transgender communication

20   Voice

  • Quality
  • Pitch
  • Loudness
  • Atypical Voice

21   Others related to communicative disorders and swallowing difficulties such as habitual open mouth posture/ nasal breathing, irritable larynx, chewing and chewing muscles, lips and tongue resting positions, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, velopharyngeal insufficiency/ incompetence, vocal fold pathology, and abnormal respiratory patterns.

The Frequency and intensity of therapy would be determined by the Speech and Language Pathologist based on clinical judgement and the client’s needs. The Clinician will provide speech and language service in variety settings. These include:

1) In the home environment
2) At a Clinic Center
3) At a school
4) At a hospital; or a care facility and
5) At a work place.

Treatments at Tanya Speech Therapy Will Include the Following Goals:

✓   To provide Speech-Language Pathology Services by a Speech and Language Pathologist Certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
✓   To employ a Holistic Team Approach (Work with the client, family and caregiver, a school team and other needed professionals
✓   To establish and work toward achieving appropriate speech and language goals
✓   To provide homework assignment to maintain ability of communication
✓   To conduct when appropriate, case conferences with other Certified Speech and Language Pathologists from the Unite States for a second opinion
✓   To provide clear comments and feedback after every session
✓   A Free Summary of Progress Report and Recommendation after completing a treatment course
✓   To save travelling cost for a client when treatment is provided in the home environment
✓   Reasonable treatment price

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