At Ridge Zeller Therapy, our focus is on early identification, diagnosis, consultation, and treatment. We are committed to helping children maximize their ability to understand spoken words, express their thoughts and ideas, and use language socially. Our speech therapists work with each individual to design a program that meets the unique needs of the child. Meaningful activities will be developed to make therapy interesting and effective in meeting goals.
Our experienced and caring speech-language pathologists are highly skilled in diagnosing and treating:
We provide therapy service in schools, homes, on-line and in our clinic located in Chandler.
Each Ridge Zeller Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) holds a master’s degree with extensive study in communication, pragmatics, speech, language, and swallowing development and disorders; an Arizona State Department of Health license; Arizona Department of Education professional certificate; a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association; and an Arizona Department of Public Safety fingerprint clearance card.
Speech-Language Pathology Assistants (SLPAs) are an integral part of our Speech-Language Teams. SLPAs work under the direct supervision of an SLP, according to specific guidelines mandated by the State of Arizona. Our SLPAs hold a bachelor’s degree and are licensed by the Arizona Department of Health Services. The scope of an SLPA’s practice includes, but is not limited to, developing lessons or activities, providing treatment, conducting speech-language screenings, and acting as second-language interpreters during assessments.
The professional in charge of each individual’s speech-language therapy program is known as a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP). The SLP will work with each individual to design a program that meets the unique needs of that person. Meaningful activities will be developed to make therapy interesting and effective in meeting goals.