Speech & Language Department

Therapy Services

Students diagnosed with learning differences or developmental disabilities often present with language disorders.  At The Briarwood School, highly trained and licensed Speech-Language Pathologists review and perform case-specific screenings and evaluations.  Individualized therapy programs are provided to remediate communication deficits and promote student success in the classroom.

Who is Best Served?

Students who benefit from Speech-Language Services may display difficulty with the following:

  • Understanding written or spoken communication
  • Following directions
  • Recalling information
  • Forming spoken or written language
  • Goal setting and organization
  • Producing certain sounds or words
  • Blending or segmenting sounds during academic tasks
  • Social skills during communication
  • Stuttering
  • Vocal quality

Services We Provide

Briarwood’s Speech-Language Therapy Program provides treatment in both individual and small group sessions from one to four times weekly.  Collaboration with both parents and teachers is an integral part of the student’s therapy intervention.  A flat fee is assessed monthly for speech-language therapy services in addition to tuition charges.

Briarwood’s Speech-Language Pathologists treat a wide range of diagnoses including the following disorders:

  • Receptive / Expressive Language
  • Specific Learning Disability (Dyslexia)
  • Written Expression
  • Auditory Processing
  • Memory Deficits
  • Executive Function
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Social Communication
  • Developmental Delays
  • Articulation
  • Apraxia
  • Stuttering
  • Voice Disorders


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Melinda Skoller
Director of Speech & Language Services
(281) 493-1070 Ext 132