FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about SpeechPath

What cities do you service?

Redlands, Mentone, Yucaipa, Calimesa, Banning, Beaumont, Highland, Loma Linda, Colton, San Bernardino, Rialto, Rancho Cucamonga, Ontario, and Riverside. There is a travel fee for any city beyond a 10 mile distance from Redlands for travel time.


Do you accept insurance?

Unfortunately, SpeechPath is not contracted with any insurance company at this time.


What forms of payment do you accept?

SpeechPath accepts private payment by cash or check at this time.


Frequently Asked Questions about Speech Therapy

What is a language disorder?

A language disorder is when a person has difficulty understanding others (receptive language), or sharing thoughts and ideas (expressive language).


What is an articulation disorder?

An articulation disorder is when a person is unable to correctly produce speech sounds.


What is a voice disorder?

A voice disorder is when the quality of the voice is impaired. It may include hoarseness, nasality, and too loud or too soft volume.


What is stuttering?

Stuttering is a disruption in the rhythm of speech. It can be characterized by repetition of sounds and/or words or abnormal lengthening of sounds in words.


What is Autism? 

Autism is a disorder characterized by difficulty with social interaction and communication, and unusual and repetitive behavior. There are varying degrees of autism from mild to severe.


What is a Speech-Language Pathologist?

A Speech-Language Pathologist evaluates, diagnoses, and treats speech, language, cognitive-communication, and swallowing disorders in individuals of all ages, from infants to the elderly.


Speech and Language Warning Signs (ages 2 - 5)

By age 2, your child:

Does not understand complex sentences.

Does not use 2 word combinations.

Cannot identify common objects or pictures when named.

Cannot identify up to 5 body parts.

Does not refer to self by name.

Does not talk about things they are interested in.

Does not understand new words rapidly.

Does not use up to 50 words.

Does not use pronouns.


By age 3, your child:

Is not understood by family and/or caregivers.

Does not use at least 3-6 word combinations.

Cannot repeat when not understood without becoming frustrated.

Does not understand what objects do.

Cannot correctly produce vowels.

Cannot correctly produce the sounds p, b, m, and w in words.

Does not understand basic concepts such as little & big, hot & cold.

Does not have a vocabulary of approximately 1,000 words.

Cannot attend to activities for up to 10 minutes.

Cannot repeat up to at least 3 numbers.


By age 4, your child:

Is not understood by family and/or caregivers.

Is not understood by individuals they don’t associate with regularly.

Does not have a vocabulary of  approximately 1,500 words.

Cannot express complex ideas in short sentences.

Cannot understand basic prepositions such as on, in, under, beside.

Does not use past tense verbs correctly.

Cannot be asked to repeat without becoming sensitive.

Does not understand “why” and “how” questions.

Cannot identify basic colors.

Cannot correctly produce t, d, k, g, f.

Cannot count to 10.


By age 5, your child:

Does not have a working knowledge of grammatical principles.

Is not understood in all situations by most listeners.

Cannot correctly produce most speech sounds.

Cannot carry out more complex commands of 2-3 steps.

Cannot be asked to repeat without exhibiting frustration.

Does not use sentences of at least 5-6 words.

Does not use “I” instead of “me”.