SOCIAL SKILLS PROGRAMS, SPEECH, LANGUAGE

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SOCIAL SKILLS PROGRAMS

 

ACES, Inc.
(See listing under Education)

Club Xcite
Offers one-on-one, in-home and small group social skill-building, tutoring and coaching to kids ages 5-15.
10855 Sorrento Valley Rd.
 SD, 92121
858-779-9674
www.clubxcite.com

Community Interface Services
Nonprofit organization employing Social Support Coordinators to work on individualized plans, focus on consumer interests, help navigate barriers, promote a better quality of life and increase access to recreational opportunities.
2621 Roosevelt St.
 Carlsbad, CA 92008
888-676-3786
www.communityinterfaceservices
.org

Include Autism
ABA-trained mentors run a community-based coaching program to facilitate success in social settings for teens and young adults with Autism. Peer Pals program teaches typical peers the skills and benefits of mentoring.
858-603-9835
www.includeautism.org

PACT (Positive Action Community Theatre)
(See listing under Recreation)

San Diego PEERS Adult Social Skills Training
(See listing under College and the Adult Transition)

SEEDS Educational Services
Social skills training, sexuality education, safety training and social events for teens and adults with disabilities.
2707 Congress St. #1-R
SD, 92110
619-299-3161
www.seedseducation.org

Snapology
(See listing under Camps)

The Social Express
Engaging, educational software for children and young adults with social learning challenges, designed to teach users how to think about and manage social situations.
Encintas, CA 92024
877-360-0155
www.thesocialexpress.com

Social Thinking
Michelle Garcia Winner’s program that teaches students with Autism and social deficits how to recognize and respond to social cues. Blog, online resources and books available.
www.socialthinking.com

Xcite Steps Adults
(See listing under College and the Adult Transition)

Xcite Steps Social Skills Groups
Community and ABA-based social skills groups give children and teens opportunities to generalize skills in natural and fun recreational settings. Age-appropriate groups 1:1 and 3:1 are offered to provide the best support while maintaining independence.
858-428-0222
www.xcitesteps.com

 

SPEECH and LANGUAGE

 

 

ACES, Inc.
(See listing under Education)

Addie’s AutismFITT Club
(See listing under Occupational Therapy)

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
800-638-8255
www.asha.org

Associated Speech Pathologists
Provides evaluations, intervention, consultations and occupational therapy to children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and speech and language delays.
1595 Grand Ave. #110 
San Marcos, CA 92078
760-471-1198

www.associatedspeech

pathologists.com

Blast Off Children’s Therapy Services
Offers comprehensive speech, occupational and physical therapy evaluations, and individualized treatment plans for children birth to 18 years with a range of developmental disorders and delays.
9520 Padgett St. #104 
SD,  92126
858-866-8133
www.blastofftherapy.com

Cameron Roberts Speech Therapy, Inc.
Pediatric speech and occupational therapy clinic provides services for children with special needs including communication, fine motor, sensory processing, visual motor, and feeding skills in a play-based setting. OT room includes a zip line and rock wall. Hanen Parent training classes available.
5651 Palmer Way # D
 Carlsbad, CA 92010
760-918-9500
www.cameronrobertsspeech

therapy.com

Coastal Speech Therapy
Provides evaluation and intervention for children with speech disorders such as apraxia, articulation and phonological processes, stuttering, medical and developmental conditions such as ADHD, ASD, traumatic brain injury and voice disorder. Evaluates and provides intervention for students with language delays, preschool language disorders and selective mutism.
6264 Ferris Sq., SD, 92121
760-405-1979
www.coastalspeechtherapyinc
.com

Coast to Coast Therapy, Inc.
Provides evaluations and treatment for speech therapy, occupational therapy and physical therapy services. Accepts some insurance plans, along with funding through SDRC and private pay.
3980 Ninth Ave. #1, SD, 92103
619-618-9639
www.c2ctherapy.com

County Speech (San Diego County Speech Pathologists, Inc.)
Licensed/certified staff provide evaluations and therapy for infants through seniors with speech-language delay/disorders, stuttering, vocal pathology, cognitive/memory defects and swallowing disorders. Affordable communication-related wellness programs for normally developing babies through school-age children are also available.
411 Camino del Rio S. #101 
SD, 92108
619-574-8181
345 Santa Fe Dr.
 Encinitas, CA 92024
760-334-8181
www.county-speech.com

Crimson Center for Speech and Language
Assessment and innovative treatment for infant to adults. Individualized, collaborative communication services blending family, school and community programs. Social skills groups, resource workshops and parent groups available.
9606 Tierra Grande #107
 SD, 92126
858-695-9415
www.crimsoncenter.com

Excel Speech Therapy Center, Inc.
PT in Motion and OT, Etc.
This multidisciplinary team offers individualized OT, PT, speech and language evaluation and treatment services under one roof for children with all types of special needs. Animal-assisted therapy available in multiple locations.
Kearny Mesa:  858-565-6910
Carlsbad: 760-603-9457
Chula Vista: 619-475-6910
San Marcos: 760-510-6910
www.excelspeech.com

Golden Steps Pediatric Therapy
Supports language development through interventions that are naturally motivating and unique to each child. Provides the DIR Floortime model to language learning, as well as Hanen, Social Thinking and PROMPT programs.
4065 Oceanside Blvd. #J
 Oceanside, CA 92056
760-602-7986
www.goldensteps.org

Hein Speech-Language Pathology, Inc.

Serves children and adults with language-learning disabilities, brain injuries, executive functioning impairments, and disorders of articulation, stuttering, social-pragmatic skills and voice. Can provide expert-witness work in court cases.
4858 Mercury St. #106 
SD, 92111
858-560-0973
www.heinspeechlanguage

pathology.com

Innovative Therapy 4-Kids, Inc.
Therapeutic services using a unique approach based on symptoms and the whole child, versus a diagnosis or label. Offers speech, occupational, physical therapies and child psychology. SDRC or fee for service.
6185 Paseo Del Norte #100 
Carlsbad, CA 92011
760-438-3300
www.it4k.com

Jodie K. Schuller and Associates
Comprehensive oral motor, social skills, speech, and language services for people with disabilities. Provides academic support with the Fast Track to School Success program, which helps students overcome reading, written language, math and general learning disabilities.
2002 Jimmy Durante Blvd. #304
 Del Mar, CA, 92014
858-509-1131
www.speak4success.com

Kara Dodds and Associates Pediatric Therapy Center
Speech, occupational and physical therapy, social skills and parent training for families of children with special needs in a family-friendly center.
7840 Mission Center Ct. #200
 SD, 92108
619-692-0622
8840 N. Magnolia Ave. #220 
Santee, CA 92071
619-749-7059
www.karadodds.com

K.I.D.S. Therapy Associates
Pediatric and adolescent occupational, physical and speech therapy.
11838 Bernardo Plaza Ct. #110
 SD, 92128
858-673-5437
www.kidstherapyassociates.com

Kirsch Therapy
Speech-language programs are developmentally appropriate, family oriented and play-based to make therapy a fun experience. Participates in continuing education programs and is up-to-date on the latest research and treatment methodologies.
1949 Avenida del Oro #118
 Oceanside, CA 92056
760-945-6500
www.kirschtherapy.com

Kolby Kail Speech Therapy
North County speech services in play-based, natural environments such as home, child’s preschool, or at our office for children. Works to improve pre-language skills, oral motor skills, phonological awareness, articulation and social communication.
760-274-3575
www.kolbykailspeechtherapy.net

Little Talkers
An online speech therapy resource featuring a series of videos and apps to help parents facilitate speech and learning with a journal to track the child’s progress.
www.littletalkers.com

North County Speech and Language Center
Individualized speech therapy and language services for children and adults, as well as educationally based assessment and IEP/ISP consultation. Provides diagnostic assessments and treatment for a range of communication disorders.
858-336-7590
www.NorthCountySpeech.com

Pediatric Therapy Services
(See listing under Physical Therapy)

The Rite Care Childhood Language Center
Provides free diagnostic evaluations and intensive therapy for children ages 2-12 whose primary presenting problem is a speech and/or language disorder.
1895 Camino del Rio S.
 SD, 92108
619-291-2506
www.sdritecare.org

San Diego Center for Speech Therapy
Speech therapy services include auditory processing disorders, apraxia, social language issues/Autism, fluency disorders and stuttering, phonological impairments and orofacial/myofacial disorders.
12625 High Bluff Dr. #105
 SD, 92130
2305 Historic Decatur Rd. #100
 SD, 92106
858-488-4810
sandiegocenterforspeechtherapy.com

San Diego State University Audiology and Speech/Language Clinic
Education, service and research facility provides diagnostic, habilitative, and rehabilitative services to infants through adults who have deficits in communicative function due to limitations of speech, language, and/or hearing. Graduate students observe individuals under supervision of licensed and certified SLPs and audiologists.
Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences Laboratories
SLHS Building, #221, SD, 92182
619-594-7747
www.slhs.sdsu.edu

SmallTalk Speech Therapy
Individual and group speech therapy and assessment provided by a comprehensive, collaborative team.
12640 Sabre Springs Pkwy. #111
 SD, 92128
260 E. Chase Ave., #204
 El Cajon, CA 92020
2356 Moore St. #101, SD, 92110
619-647-6157
www.smalltalkspeech.com

Social Communication Specialists
Speech language assessment and treatment with programs that address social and language difficulties associated with receptive and expressive language delays, pragmatic language delays, social skill deficits, ADHD/ADD and ASD. Extensive parent training is a critical part of their programs.
5703 Oberlin Dr. #207
 SD, 92121
858-558-9552
socialcommunicationspecialists.com

Specialized Therapy Services
(See listing under Education)

Speech and Language Pathology – Rady Children’s Hospital
Provides evaluation and interventions to children with speech delays and disorders.
3665 Kearny Villa Rd. #300
 SD, 92123
858-966-5829
www.rchsd.org

The Speech Station
Individual and group therapy, school readiness focusing on social communication and behavior, and parent training to facilitate language.
590 Laguna Dr.
 Carlsbad, CA 92008
760-730-9675
www.thespeechstation.com

Speech Tree Therapy Center
Provides speech-language pathology services to all children with speech, language, or social impairments in order to facilitate more effective language and social interactions through evaluation, speech therapy, social skills and parent and teacher facilitation.
2820 Camino del Rio S. #308
 SD, 92108
2521 Windward Way
 Chula Vista, CA  91914
619-546-0039
www.speechtreetherapycenter
.com

SPOT Kids Occupational Therapy
(See listing under Occupational Therapy)

Stars Therapy Services
(see listing under Occupational Therapy)

The Stuttering Foundation
Free online resources for those who stutter and their families, extensive training opportunities for professionals, and support for research into the causes of stuttering.
800-992-9392
www.stutteringhelp.org

Therapeutic Approach to Growth
(See listing under Behavioral and Mental Health)

Therapy Uptown
(See listing under Occupational Therapy)

Total Education Solutions
(See listing under Education)

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