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Speech Therapy in Athens GA

You probably landed on this page because you are looking for a speech therapist in Athens, Georgia. Our goal is to help as many people as we can with finding a good speech therapy clinic in their area. Going through this process with our first-born son, we realized the difficulties in finding good therapists who understood our concerns, our needs and our questions. There are many great speech therapists that love what they do and will be eager to help you understand the process and what needs to be done to get you the help you need. Going through this process can be scary and frustrating if you do not know what to do next.

If your child is not talking yet, do not lose hope – that is most likely why you landed on this page. You are seeking hope, looking for someone who can help you navigate this struggle your child is having. Our son was diagnosed with Apraxia of Speech and has been in therapy since he was 2 years old. It has been a very long and slow journey, but the changes we have seen have given us hope that he will be able to fully speak later in life.

How Much Does Speech Therapy Cost?

A big question you may have is, how much does this cost? Some clinics will take only self-pay patients, while others will take insurance and Medicaid. The quality of service you receive should be the same no matter how you pay. From speaking with many speech therapists (both in-clinic and in-home care), we have found that the average cost of a 30 minute session ranges from $50-$100 in most local areas. Keep in mind that this is a general cost and the cost in Athens may be more or less. Most therapy sessions are billed in 30-minute increments with most children seeing a speech therapist 2-4 times per week.

Where To Find Speech Therapists In Athens?

Below you will find a short list of speech therapy clinics in Athens, GA. Know that some of these places my be fully booked and could have a wait list. Do not hesitate on getting on their wait list, but our advise is to not wait for an opening unless if you absolutely have to. Starting speech therapy as soon as you can is extremely important. Most areas will have programs for Early Intervention to help children from birth to 5 years old to receive the help they need with speech. Be sure to ask your therapists about these programs as well as who to contact in your local area for help with getting into an Early Intervention program at your local school.

The Speech Key, Inc

Number: 706-310-9241

Address: 215 Hawthorne Park, Athens, GA 30606

Website: thespeechkey.com

Description: When children are having difficulty being understood, they often get frustrated and angry. Speech and language disorders negatively impact overall communication which may, in turn, affect behavior and academic performance.

Hours of Operation:

  • N/A

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ABC Pediatric Therapy Partners, INC

Number: 706-372-4349

Address: 1175 Oglethorpe Ave suite b, Athens, GA 30606

Website: abcpediatrictherapypartners.com

Description: The earlier a child’s speech and language problems are identified and treated, the less likely they will persist or get worseThese milestone charts from the ASHA describe skills by age, on average. Just because your child has not accomplished one skill within an age range does not mean the child has a disorder. However, if you answer no to most items in an age range, you should see a speech-language pathologist or audiologist.

Hours of Operation:

  • Monday – Friday : 8AM-6PM
  • Saturday – Sunday : Closed

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RightStart Therapy Services

Number: 770-609-6295

Address: 700 Oglethorpe Ave a2, Athens, GA 30606

Website: rightstarttherapykids.com

Description: RightStart Therapy Services is a privately owned and operated intervention clinic.
Our Mission is to provide our children with the skills to communicate in the world around them.
RightStart is dedicated to providing children, parents and physicians with the best quality services available.

Hours of Operation:

  • Monday – Friday : 8AM-5PM
  • Saturday – Sunday : Closed

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