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A1 Speech Therapy, Inc. provides exceptional and individualized speech and language assessments and therapy to individuals who are typically developing or may have a variety of developmental disabilities, syndromes, or disorders.

A1 Speech Therapy, Inc. services* include but are not limited to: consultations, speech-language screenings, hearing screenings, autism screenings, speech-language evaluations/assessments and reports, speech-language therapy, social skills groups, parent trainings, and IEP meeting attendance in person or via telepractice.

Speech-Language Programs:

We have a variety of speech and language programs including but not limited to the following:

NEW! Sing & Say Classes- these are affordable parent-child group therapy classes that promote speech and language skills through song and play.  We are offering two classes currently:

Sing & Say: Language Lessons- designed for children ages 1 and 1/2 to 3 years old who are not talking yet or as much as they should for their age. 

Sing & Say: Speech Sounds- designed for children ages 3 to 5 years old who can talk well for their age but are difficult to understand due to speech sound errors.

NEW! Social Skills Groups- incorporating a skills-based, cognitive-behavioral, and  "Social Thinking" (Michelle Garcia Winner) approach, these affordable group classes are currently designed for children ages 12 through adulthood to learn social skills.  Some topics covered include using appropriate body language, initiating a conversation, creating and maintaining relationships, and procuring and maintaining employment, among other skills.  Individuals learn about various socials skills in therapist-guided lessons and activities then have opportunities for role play, feedback from peers, cooperative project time, and practicing learned social skills in community "field trips" together.  

New social skills groups are regularly created as we match individual's to peers according to their strengths and needs. Interested applicants please call (805) 242-TALK.

The Hanen Method: "It Takes Two to Talk" (ITTTT)
-designed specifically for parents of children ages five and under who have been identified as having language delay. We train you to be your child's therapist!

Orofacial Myology Programs:

  • Thumbsucking Program- eliminate thumbsucking in our 1 month program
  • Nail Biting Program-  eliminate nailbiting in our 1 month program
  • Tongue Thrust Program- eliminate tongue thrust and related problems

Accent Reduction Program
- reduce, modify, eliminate your accent with a customized accent reduction plan.

Response to Intervention Program
-  A 20 hour program designed specifically for individuals with only a few articulation (sound)problems.

Constraint Induced Aphasia Therapy (CIAT) Program
- this intensive 2-3 week program is designed specifically for post-CVA (stroke) patients to help them regain as much of their premorbid (pre-stroke) communication abilities as possible.

In addition to the aforementioned programs, speech-language therapy is provided for all areas of communication including articulation/
phonologyoral motor skillssemanticssyntax, morphologypragmaticsauditory processingvoicefluency, and apraxia and may implement one or more of the following methods:

  • The Hanen Method
  • P.R.O.M.P.T.S.
  • Kaufman Speech to Language Protocol
  • The Listening Method
  • Floor-time or indirect/play-based therapy
  • Discrete-trial-training (DTT) or Applied Behavior Analysis (A.B.A.)
  • Alternative augmentative communication systems and devices (AAC), such as the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)
  • Pivotal Response Treatment
  • Lessac-Madsen Resonant Voice Technique
  • Boone Voice Program
*All services are provided by licensed Speech-Language Pathologists and licensed Speech-Language Pathologist Assistants.