The Department of Speech-Language Pathology evaluates and treats children who have difficulties with communication and swallowing . Our patients range in age from birth to 21 years.
Our staff evaluates and treats children at the following interdisciplinary clinics at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia:
Each of our staff members is a speech-language pathologist certified through the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association and licensed to practice in Pennsylvania and/or New Jersey. We provide clinical care, teach families and professionals, and participate in research to advance the field of speech-language pathology.
We work closely with you to better understand the challenges your child faces. We also provide information to help you make decisions about the services that are available to you. You can access additional resources in our Center for Childhood Communication Family Education Resource Room.
We collaborate with the Department of Continuing Education and other interdisciplinary programs at Children's Hospital to train and educate professionals. Conferences cover a variety of speech, language, and swallowing/feeding topics for the pediatric population. Healthcare professionals can visit the CME site for information on current continuing education events.
To make an appointment with a speech-language pathologist, call the Center for Childhood Communication, 1-800-551-5480.