FUNctional Speech + Language LLC provides consultations, screenings, evaluations, and therapy sessions for kids with speech, language, and other related disorders in your backyard or over teletherapy with a focus on educating and empowering you, the parent, to grow your child's language skills outside of the therapy sessions.

Specialty areas:


Motor speech/apraxia 

Receptive/expressive language 

Pragmatic language

Fluency (stuttering/cluttering)

Children on the autism spectrum


Free 15-minute phone consultations are offered to determine if your child needs speech evaluation and/or speech therapy.
In-home consultations are also offered for a fee.

Communication Screener

Free communication screeners are offered for two age ranges, birth-3 years old and 3-6 years old. Screeners consist of case history form and skills checklist to be completed by the parent. Screeners will be used to determine if further evaluation is warranted for the child's play, language, speech, and/or feeding skills. 


Comprehensive evaluations are 45-90 minutes and consist of medical case history, parent interview, direct interaction/testing with child, oral motor exam, consultation for results/recommendations, and a written report. You will receive a signed hard copy in the mail and be emailed a copy for your records within 3-5 days of evaluation.

Speech & Language Therapy Sessions

Every child is unique and no one therapy approach fits every child. FUNctional Speech + Language LLC utilizes multiple techniques and evidence-based practices to meet the child's needs individualizing their treatment plan. We take a family centered approach that includes hands-on parent training, leading to greater overall improvement in a child's communication and interaction skills. 

In-home therapy sessions are either 45 or 60 minutes depending on the child's needs including direct intervention with the child, parent coaching,

and written session notes. 30 minute teletherapy sessions are also available.


Home-based speech & language therapy serving

Cranford | Westfield | Garwood | Scotch Plains | Fanwood | Clark

and neighboring towns


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