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By 4-5 Years
Expressive Language:

  • Tells simple stories using full sentences
  • Uses many rules of grammar, including correct pronoun use and future tense

Receptive Language:

  • Follows 3-step instructions
  • Sings a song or says a poem from memory

Social Communication:

  • Knows first and last name and address
  • Engages in pretend play
  • Engages in collaborative play

Speech & Feeding Evaluation

Childhood development is an ongoing and dynamic process. We use a variety of tools to ensure a comprehensive speech evaluation and we continually assess the child's therapeutic progress throughout the course of the child's speech therapy or feeding therapy. 

Speech therapy communication milestones
If you're concerned that your child's speech development is delayed, the following childhood speech, language and communication phases might be helpful in deciding if your child would benefit from support of a speech therapist.

Speech Therapy

Effective speech & communication is essential for the development of relationships and vital for learning, play, and social interactions.  Our speech therapy is research-based proven treatment, combined with motivating activities that give each child an opportunity to reach their full potential. 

Speech Therapy

Speech therapy in-home, in-school, in-clinic for children who have varied speech & language disorders that are affecting their ability to fully engage in all aspects of life. 

Whether your child is just beginning to speak or is transitioning to secondary school, we provide your child personalized speech and language therapy to improve their ability to communicate and interact with family and friends at home and school.

Our speech and language therapy techniques have been effective in treating a wide variety of disorders, as well as non-verbal and Autistic children who have participated in other treatment programs without adequate results.

Children’s Speech Development Phases

Enabling Children to Reach Their Full Potential

Speech & Language Services Offered by Frisco Feeding & Speech Therapists

  • Articulation
  • Phonological Development
  • Fluency & Stuttering
  • Childhood Apraxia of Speech
  • Receptive & Expressive Language
  • Social Skill Training​
  • Auditory Processing Therapy
  • Autism & Related Disorders

Feeding Therapy

Our customized approach integrates the top supported research intervention strategies.  Our personalized therapy focuses on the whole child, including external and internal influences impacting the child’s feeding success.

By 2 Years
Expressive Language:

  • Knows about 200 words 
  • Puts two words together 
  • Understandable about 50% of the time.

Receptive Language:

  • ​​Points to things when they are named,

         including body parts and familiar people 

  • Follows simple directions

Social Communication:

  • Imitates adult activities in play 
  • Points to things in a book 
  • Repeats actions to make others laugh​

By 3 Years
Expressive Language:

  • ​​Can name most familiar things.
  • Uses pronouns like, "I," "we," and "you" 
  • Uses some regular plurals.

Receptive Language:

  • Follows 2-3 step instructions. 
  • Understands prepositions, like "in," "on," and "under"

Social Communication:

  • ​​Knows their age, name, and sex 
  • Can name at least one friend
  • Carries on a conversation using 2-3 sentences

By 6 Months
Expressive Language:

  • Strings vowels together
  • Begins to say some consonants.
  • Makes distinct sounds for joy

Receptive Language:

  • Responds to sounds in different ways
  • May respond to own name

Social Communication:

  • Cries in differently to show hunger, pain, and being tired
  • Takes turns babbling with parent

By 12 Months

Expressive Language:

  • Makes a variety of consonant sounds 
  • Says some early words like "mama" and "dada"
  • Changes pitch like adult

Receptive Language:

  • Understands "no"
  • Follows others' point. Responds to very simple Spoken requests

Social Communication:

  • Uses gestures like "bye" or shaking head "no". Uses finger to point
  • Pays attention to caregivers' voices.

We offer free phone consultation  with prospective new client's families.

Frisco Speech Therapist in Frisco, TX
Frisco Speech Therapist & Feeding Therapist

Speech Therapists With Proven Results For Clients & Their Families