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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CAS

August 19, 2017 - No Comments

In this months newsletter we talk about childhood apraxia of speech or CAS.  Childhood apraxia of speech is a motor disorder that effects a child’s ability to produce speech. These children know what they want to say; however, their brain has difficulty coordinating muscle movements of their articulators.  The most noticeable sign of...

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The benefits of baby signs

July 11, 2017 - No Comments

If  you’ve had a chance to read our July newsletter, we talked about the benefits of teaching your baby “baby signs”! What are “baby signs”? Baby signs are simple sign language gestures that your baby can use when expressing their needs and wants. Common starter signs: MILK EAT Using baby signs has been shown to...

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5 tips for eliciting the /s/ sound

June 6, 2017 - No Comments

Is your kiddo having a difficult time making the /s/ sound? Here’s some tricks on how to elicit the sound correctly: First: Place a tongue depressor on the alveolar ridge (the bumpy spot behind your teeth) so that your kiddo can become familiar with where their tongue needs to be. Second: Have them make the […]

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