Speech Therapy Services

Bridget Giraldo, MS, CCC-SLP is a licensed and certified speech-language pathologist and founder of Speech Therapy Talk Services, LLC. Bridget founded Speech Therapy Talk Services, LLC in 2017 to help reach clients who may not qualify for services but need them, for clients who respond well to individual/intense treatment, clients who need to supplement school therapy, and for clients who are seeking a personalized/warm therapy experience.

Our Unique Therapy Approach

Bridget has been praised her ability to connect quickly with children and adults and build a fun, trusting relationship. Communication skills are personal and difficult to work on, but with the right connection, meaningful progress can be made.

Speech Therapy Talk Services, LLC treatment philosophy:

  • We only use research-based treatments that are tailored to each child’s individual needs. 
  • Personal 1:1 treatment is crucial to make meaningful progress in the quickest way possible.
  • We value the importance of early detection and early treatment so children do not have to play “catch-up” in elementary schools.
  • We value importance of family/caregiver involvement during treatment.
  • We offer a personalized touch to the therapy process so that children respond well to and love coming to therapy each week.
  • We believe that a therapist must truly get to know each client and their family in order to deliver the most effective treatment. Trust and connection are crucial during the therapy process!


Why Choose Private Therapy?

The NUMBER ONE BENEFIT of private speech therapy is the freedom to evaluate and design treatment plans that are exactly what each child needs at that moment in time.

No two people are alike; therefore, no two therapy program shall be alike either! There is no cookie cutter program out there that will work the same for every child. Every client will have a unique plan using evidence-based treatment techniques. 

Bridget takes pride in being able to continually assess a child throughout the therapy progress and update goals/techniques as often as needed to make the most meaningful and rapid progress. 

Location

Speech Therapy Talk Services, LLC is conveniently located in south Elmhurst near Oakbrook, IL. There is plenty of parking and it located near Route 83. 

Address: 340 W Butterfield, Suite 4B, Elmhurst, IL 60126


Assessments Offered

Phone Consultation/Screening

  • 15 min phone consultation
  • Review of case history form to determine next steps
  • Best part...it’s FREE

Speech & Language Evaluations

Speech and language evaluations assess articulation and language abilities. The length and price of the evaluation are discussed prior to scheduling the assessment. Price will depend on a variety of factors including:

  • Age of child
  • Case history
  • Areas of assessment
  • Projected length of assessment

Every assessment includes:

  • Parent Interview
  • Formal testing
  • Scoring
  • Interpretation
  • Report writing
  • Treatment plan (if applicable)
  • Consultation with family and/or teacher

Initial Treatment Session

An initial treatment session is for clients who have either:

  • A speech/language evaluation within a calendar year
  • An active IEP

An initial treatment session includes:

  • Review of case history form
  • Phone consultation to determine needs
  • Informal evaluation of progress according to previous goals
  • Creation of new, individualized treatment plan (if applicable)

Areas of Assessment & Treatment

  • Receptive Language
  • Expressive Language
  • Pragmatic Language
  • Vocabulary
  • Phonological Processing
  • Word Finding
  • Articulation
  • Oral Motor
  • Tongue Thrust
  • Feeding
  • Fluency
  • Voice
  • Dysphagia
  • Apraxia
  • Aphasia

Individual Treatment Sessions

We offer individual speech and language treatment sessions in the western suburbs of Chicago.

Therapy sessions typically include:

  • 35-40 minutes working with child
  • 5-10 minutes consultation with parents face-to-face or through a home practice program
  • Individualized home practice program
  • 6-Month progress updates (or sooner if determined necessary)
  • Frequency of sessions will depend entirely on the child and his/her individual needs. 

Payment

Speech Therapy Talk Services, LLC accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois insurance and private pay. We are not an HMO or medicare provider.

Schedule Your FREE Consultation Today!

If you have questions or would like to schedule a FREE phone consultation, please fill out the form below or email bridget@speechtherapytalk.com.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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Bridget is an ASHA certified, practicing speech-language pathologist. She is passionate about providing parents with information on child speech and language development as well as provide functional, easy activities to do at home! Parents have the power to make a real difference. Follow Bridget at Facebook and Pinterest for more fun!

Author of  child language development eBook series



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