Language Therapy Services in Sacramento

Eligibility Criteria 

The following is descriptive of children seen at the Sacramento Childhood Language Center: 

  • Language delays with no apparent cause

  • Dyslexia 

  • Auditory/Language processing deficits

  • Normal hearing in at least one ear

The Sacramento Childhood Language Center does not serve children whose learning difficulties are primarily

related to: 

  • Diagnosed syndromes such as Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Cleft Palate, Muscular Dystrophy

  • Apraxia, dependent on severity 

  • Cognitive Impairment/ Developmental Delay

  • PDD or Autism

  • Articulation only (specific sounds such as /s/, /r/, or /l/)

  • Stuttering/ Voice

  • Severe Oral Motor issues/ Feeding issues


Additional Criteria

  • Children between eighteen months and twelve years of age are eligible for services 

  • Eligibility is determined by our assessments or those provided by other agencies 

  • Child and at least one parent or caregiver must speak English 

  • Child must have at least one parent, guardian, or concerned adult who is prepared to follow through with a consistent program 

  • Consistent attendance is mandatory

  • Children with behavior or attention issues that negatively impact the effectiveness of therapy may not be accepted or will be discontinued.

If your child's needs appear to be appropriate for our Sacramento language therapy services, call for an initial telephone interview. You may then be directed to download and complete appropriate forms.

If your child has been evaluated or has been enrolled in speech-language therapy through another agency, please provide copies of reports.  Pertinent medical, educational and intervention records are of primary interest.