Stuttering is a communication disorder that can be debilitating for children and adults. I am here to assure you there is help available for children and adults. We offer Lidcombe Therapy for preschool and school age children to attempt to eliminate or minimize stuttering. At older ages we offer fluency shaping and the MPI Stuttering Program to improve fluency.
Our goal is to not only improve fluency and decrease stuttering but to increase confidence in all speaking situations
Is your child afraid to raise their hand in school? Are people commenting on stuttering? Are they afraid to order in restaurants? Evaluation and therapy is provided for stuttering/fluency, We also offer school age support group for stuttering. Also we offer Prompt therapy with a Certified therapist, articulation therapy, tongue thrust remediation and lisps;
Our goal is to help not only your child but also you as parents facilitate progress.
Do you suffer from stuttering? Is stuttering holding you back? Are you afraid to say your name? Are you afraid to go on a job interview? We provide our Step up To Fluency 8 week program, weekly therapy and the evidenced based MPI 2 Stuttering Treatment Program. Do not wait. Help is here for you to improve fluency.
“I am no longer afraid of saying my name. Thanks for helping me with becoming fluent.” (James, 17 year old who stutters)
“My four year old used to scream and say he could not talk. Today he does not stutter anymore.” (parent of a preschool Lidcombe stuttering child)
“Prompt therapy changed my child’s life. Lori worked miracles with my two year old.” (parent of a toddler)
“The MPI Stuttering Program along with your never ending encouragement change my life.” (Medical dr., age 28)
Director, Lori Melnitsky, MA CCC-SLP, knew she wanted to work with children, teens and adults because she herself overcame a severe stuttering disorder. She is one of only a handful of therapists who specializes in stuttering and prompt therapy.