Pediatric Speech-Language Therapy
Speech-language pathologists (SLPs)—or speech therapists—assess, diagnose, and treat speech, language, communication, and feeding and swallowing disorders. UNC Children’s pediatric SLPs work with infants, children, teens, and young adults from birth through young adult.
Supporting Speech & Language Development
UNC Children’s offers comprehensive speech-language assessments, customized intervention strategies, and follow-up services. Find help for:
- Speech disorders – Difficulty producing speech sounds correctly or fluently, including stuttering and articulation disorders
- Language disorders – Difficulty understanding others or sharing thoughts, ideas or feelings either verbally or through writing
- Communication disorders – Difficulty having conversations with others (social communication disorders) or organizing thoughts and paying attention (cognitive communication disorders)
- Medical and developmental conditions that may affect communication
Feeding & Swallowing Evaluation & Treatment
Find comprehensive evaluations and personalized interventional treatments to help your child get the nutrition s/he needs from UNC Children’s multidisciplinary feeding team. Learn more about our approach to treating feeding and swallowing disorders (dysphagia).