This service usually consists of one or two phone calls between parents and Dr. Balog to determine whether evaluation and/or therapy is right for your child. There is no charge for this service and these phone calls can be scheduled at a time that is convenient for your family.
A speech and language screening is a very short assessment that can assist Dr. Balog in determining whether your child is at risk for having a speech and language delay or disorder.
A diagnostic evaluation includes an in-depth assessment of your child's speech and language skills in these areas:
Evaluation also occurs throughout treatment.
Speech and language treatment includes individual sessions for treatment of speech and language delay and disorders in these these and other areas:
Balog Speech & Language Center offers telepractice as a treatment model for some patients. It is most appropriate for school-age children and teens. After an initial evaluation, Dr. Balog will discuss this option with you and determine whether this model of service delivery is right for you and your family.
Telepractice is a service provided via a secure and HIPAA compliant video platform. Telepractice is supported by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) and is supported by research as n effective means for service delivery. It is convenient and offers flexibility for families with busy schedules.
Dr. Balog is available to provide parent training to small groups at no charge.
Topics might include:
Please contact Dr. Balog if your group is interested in having her speak on one of these issues.