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Speech-Language Pathologist in Sherman Oaks, CA

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A Team For Speech, Language, & Educational Therapy/ Farryl Dickter

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Speech, Language, & Educational Therapy for Children 2-22
Serving All Types of Learning Challenges Including Autism
A highly EXPERIENCED and CREDENTIALED team of speech/language pathologists,educational therapists/ learning disability experts, who each have up to 20-30 years experience. Our team has experts in: articulation disorders, auditory processing disorders, oral-motor speech difficulties, language delay, autism spectrum disorders, and all aspects of communication. This practice is unique because we also treat the link between communication and reading/ academic learning and integrate work on oral and written communication to maximize outcomes not only for speech/ communication purposes, but also to maximize school success.

We offer a variety of techniques/programs to meet individual needs, including: Social Skills groups, Lindamood Bell, Wilson, & Many Other Programs for Learning Differences, Hearing Impairment, Articulation and Language Disorders. and auditory processing disorders.

We believe that it is important to treat the whole child, not just a disability, and find what will bring the most change and success to that child's communication, education, and life experience.We also believe that learning for children should be fun, yet focused. Parents are kept well informed of therapy goals and progress after each session to allow for carry-over at home, which can ensure best progress.
Practice Areas/Issues Treated
 Speech / Language / Hearing  Language-Based Learning Disabilities
 Aphasia  Learning Disabilities
 Autism Spectrum Disorders  Motor Speech Disorders
 Child Speech/Language Disorders  Raspy Voice / Muscle Tension Dysphonia
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues  Selective Mutism
 Developmental Delays  Speech Sound Disorders
 Accent Reduction  Stuttering
 Hearing Rehabilitation  Vocal Coaching for Singing and Performing
Education/Training
M.A. Speech-Language Pathology (& Special Education), Boston University, Boston, Mass.
Graduate Studies, Communicative Disorders, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
B.A. Psychology, Univ. of Calif. at Berkeley, Berkeley, Ca.
Certificate of Clinical Competence, Speech/Language Pathology- ASHA
California License in Speech-Language Pathology, SP# 2631
Life Teaching Credential, in Aphasia, for State of California
Formerly Program Specialist for LA County Dept. of Special Ed.
Mentor Teacher
Aphasia / Special education classroom teacher
Bio
Farryl Dickter is both a licensed speech-language therapist and a professional educational therapist who has over 30 years experience as an expert on the link between oral communication and literacy. She has worked with children 2-22 years of age, who have all types of speech, language, or learning challenges and has a specialized approach for those who need both oral and reading skills, besides other learning challenges. Ms. Dickter has presented at numerous national and state professional conferences and has provided staff workshops for many local private and public schools. Ms. Dickter has worked in hospitals and schools, has trained other professionals in clinical and college settings, and has served on the board for the Association of Educational Therapists. She currently leads a private practice in Sherman Oaks.
Memberships
ASHA- American Speech, Language, Hearing Association- Professional Member
AET - Professional Member in Association of Educational Therapists
For 20 years -Board Director, Assoc. of Educational Therapists
Formerly ASHA Continuing Education Administrator for Assoc. of Ed. Therapists
Other Languages
Sign Language
Hours:Mon.-Fri. 8 am to 7 pm, Sat. 8-3
License:Sp#2631
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