If you came to our house, you would likely hear me (as the Mommy Speech Language Pathologist) talking about what my 1-year-old is doing allllll of the time! 

-“Oh look! You put the blocks in the bin!”

-“Yummy! You love goldfish!”

-“Ewww, stinky diaper” (along with pluggin...

Knowing when to contact a Speech Language Pathologist can be hard, but knowing the difference between a milestone and an average can help guide your decisions. As a parent and a SLP, I know all too well what it feels like to wait and see if your child meets their miles...

We all made it (or, at least almost made it!) through these last 2 months of school distance learning! Phew, take a deep breath and give yourself a pat on the back! But wait...now what? With less summer camps, less activities/events/places open, and probably less inter...

What brought you to The Speech Spot?

I really enjoy working with the Preschool-Elementary Age population and was looking for a way to continue to do what I love outside of the school day. I've spent the last three years working as a school-based Speech Language Patholog...

   As of January 2020, The Speech Spot expanded its services into the Kirkwood area with a new office in the Riggan Law building found at 130 West Monroe Ave in downtown Kirkwood. This expansion came at the same time that Kate Robertson moved into the role of co-owner...

To understand the differences between public school services and private services it’s best to start at the beginning by asking yourself, “what is best for MY child?” At The Speech Spot, our goal is to educate, counsel, and provide the best care for our clients. We kno...

As a parent, I have learned that breaks from school can be a great time to reinforce goals and concepts already learned as well as work on some things my child currently struggles with. Of course, if your kids are anything like mine, the second you mention the word “ho...

What brought you to The Speech Spot?

Liz and I worked together at the same elementary school a few years ago. She was a great resource for me as I was a fairly new therapist at the time.  Now that I have two busy kids at home, working again with Liz at The Speech Spot i...

Recently, The Speech Spot started to use an EMR (electronic medical record) system, called ClinicNote. This partnership has been a great fit from the start. ClinicNote has been so helpful in getting our systems up and running while being timely and attentive to all the...

Speech-language pathologists wear many hats in the area of child development. In addition to diagnosing and treating speech and language disorders, we are equally qualified to treat and diagnosis auditory processing disorders. Listening and speaking skills go hand-in-h...

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