Therapy they actually look forward to…
Come check out our speech and occupational therapy programs!
A child with a speech disorder may have difficulties in many arenas of their lives -- learning, development, health, social, and emotional. We work closely with parents, schools, and other professionals to maximize outcomes.
Our OT services help children develop strength, body awareness, balance, and perceptual abilities. These are needed to acquire gross and fine motor skills and improve your child's interactions the their environment.
Some of the many programs we offer...
Your child's program(s) will be tailored to their own unique needs and objectives.
The Sequential Oral Sensory feeding program focuses on increasing a child's comfort level in exploring and learning about the different properties of foods, including texture, smell, taste, and consistency. This approach allows a child to interact with food in a playful, non-stressful way.
Success requires teamwork... Meet our team
Our extended team includes parents, the schools, and other professionals as needed. -- Everyone working together.
Our clinical team of licensed speech-language pathologists and occupational therapists is dedicated to providing excellent services for children in the Decatur area of Atlanta. We work together with parents to create the most effective treatment program for each child.
Our administrative staff is a vital part of our team. They keep everything running like a well-oiled machine. If you have billing questions, insurance issues, or if you need to reschedule an appointment, they are the ones to call.
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PROMPT stands for Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets. PROMPT can be used to treat speech delays and disorders, specifically helpful in treatment of Childhood Apraxia of Speech. The PROMPT technique uses a tactile approach that cues a client’s articulators (tongue, jaw, lips) on the proper placement to produce a single sound. PROMPT can…Read More
When evaluating new clients, I often hear kids described as “picky eaters” or mealtimes that sound like a battle zone. Feeding difficulties can be a challenging and frustrating experience for both children and parents. Children with feeding difficulties may have trouble swallowing, chewing, using utensils, managing appropriate amounts of food in their mouth, gaining weight,…Read More
Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) is a developmental disorder that is typically diagnosed by 2 years of age. Children with apraxia present with inconsistent speech sound errors on consonants and vowels and in repeated productions of syllables and words. Usually, these children also have difficulty imitating their parents when asked to repeat words back when…Read More
For treating babies that require feeding therapy, there are no cases that are similar. That’s why it’s important to have a technique that uses multiple perspectives to both evaluate and treat each case. This is exactly what has been initiated at PediaSpeech recently. Jennifer McCullough M.S. CCC-SLP and Julia Marvil M.S. OTR/L have begun implementing…Read More
Being tongue tied isn’t just a figure of speech. For people with a tongue tie, speaking, eating, and dentition may be affected by a small piece tissue sitting under the tongue. A tongue tie, or “ankyloglossia,” is a condition where there is a thick, tight, and/or shortened band of tissue called the lingual frenum that…Read More
Can you believe it’s already time to go back to school? While school looks very different this year, it is possible to make the most of it and learn from your own home with these sensory friendly tips. 1. Set up a “school” area with multiple seating options It will be important for kids to…Read More
We made online occupational therapy work in our practice in Atlanta with all ages and diagnosis! Here are some ideas that we have found to make the telehealth delivery method successful….. Admittedly, starting a new method of occupational therapy was intimidating at first, but these first few weeks have proven that teletherapy is a wonderful…Read More
We made online speech therapy work in our practice in Atlanta with all ages and diagnosis! The progress we have seen in only 3 weeks is simply remarkable! Each day I wonder in this new world of COVID-19…how did we get to where we are today? The emotions that I have gone through over the…Read More
Over the past several weeks, we have seen our lives quickly turn upside down as schools, events, restaurants, and therapy clinics have shut down due to coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The last thing we want as clinicians is to pause therapy, as we know it may be a critical part of your child’s development. PediaSpeech has…Read More
I have several children on my caseload that are smart, sweet kids, but have so many challenges with sensory processing, behavior and attention. They hate writing, can’t sit still, and attempt to control situations whenever possible. If this sounds like your child, the answer to these challenges may be found in his or her brain-stem,…Read More
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Insurance & Billing
We accept most health insurances however we do not accept Peach State, Peachcare, Wellcare, Amerigroup, Caresource, Tricare, Kaiser, Medisource or Medicaid CMOs.
A thorough evaluation by one of our speech pathologists will give us the best starting point. It will help pinpoint your your child's issues so we can provide the most appropriate, effective, and efficient treatment.
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Winn Medical Center
495 Winn Way, Ste. 210
Decatur, GA 30030