Speech and Language

Brehm’s Speech-Language Department employs five full-time speech-language pathologists.

Brehm SLPs evaluate speech, language, and related skills; establish contexts and frequencies for therapies based on individual needs; and develop, implement, and report progress on individual therapy plans.

SLPs communicate with Brehm staff, parents, and other professionals on a regular basis regarding the students’ progress and its impact on their academic, social, and personal issues.

The Speech-Language Department provides evaluation and therapy services to address needs in the following areas:

  • Speech Articulation/Intelligibility
  • Auditory/Listening Skills
  • Oral Language Skills
  • Language-Based Literacy Skills
  • Written Expression
  • Pragmatic and Social Communication Skills
  • Cognitive and Metacognitive Aspects of Communication
  • Language based programs used systemically throughout the program include the following: Seeing Stars-Symbol Imagery for Phonemic Awareness, Sight Words, and Spelling (SI); and Visualizing and Verbalizing for Language Comprehension and Thinking (V/V) and others.