The Gift of Speech

Our help means more than words... This is more than a "business tagline" to us - with a holistic approach to speech & communication, we encourage our students & families to look beyond just the words we speak, to reach for their dreams!

Self expression must pass into communication for it’s fulfillment. ~ Pearl S. Buck

Speech Solutions is a non-public agency treating toddlers through adults in the state of Hawaii in the fields of Speech-Language Pathology and specializing in Orofacial Myology. We are dedicated to helping individuals of all ages reach their potential in the development and maintenance of successful communication skills. Family members, parents, and caregivers are recognized as valued and vital partners throughout the intervention process. Most commonly, therapy services for children of all ages who experience orofacial, speech, and/or language difficulties have been referred. Speech Solutions views clients and their parents as part of our family and care that they feel supported. Committed to the practice of this belief, Speech Solutions nurtures each individual relationship by working closely with the client and their family on a focused program plan. With this mutual commitment for guidance, cooperation and support, each client receives the very best opportunity for success.

Pediatric Speech-Language Pathology

Articulation/Phonological Delay

Receptive/Expressive Language Disorder

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The Oral Motor Cookbook, Part 2

April 20, 2015 - No Comments

By Carolinda "Trini" Myers-Murphy, MS CCC-SLP;COM  What is a cookbook without recipes? In case you missed Part 1 of the Oral Motor Cookbook, I am sharing some food tips for parents with low tone children. Today's recipes focus on puree textures, a.k.a., baby food, but they can also be helpful for older kids who struggle...


How Learning 2 Languages Shapes the Development of Children

April 16, 2015 - No Comments

By Yovana Miramontes-Risk It has been a common misconception that the exposure of two languages in a child younger than three years old may cause some confusion in the development of speech and language. Research shows that this not the case; on the contrary, learning two languages has shown some significant advantages. There is neither...


The Oral Motor Cookbook, Part 1

April 9, 2015 - No Comments

by Carolinda "Trini" Myers-Murphy I am often approached by parents with questions for feeding low tone children. A low tone child is a child diagnosed by a doctor with low muscle tone and typically needs to work with an occupational therapist. This condition also afects the strength of a child's articulator and muscles for eating...