Services

 

More to Say, LLC provides evaluation and treatment of speech, language, literacy, feeding, fluency, sensory, fine motor, and gross motor disorders as well as enrichment programs for children of all abilities. We utilize holistic, naturalistic, child-centered approaches and focus on building relationships with all families we work with.

 

Assessments are generally scheduled in 45-90 minute increments depending on the area of concern and include a full report that will be shared with your child's referring physician. Treatment sessions are typically scheduled in 30-45 minute increments with the frequency depending on the needs of the child.

More to Say, LLC is currently an in-network provider with Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Aetna, Cigna, Connecticare, Husky, Oxford, and United Healthcare. We are also able to accept the Yale Health Plan with a referral from your child's pediatrician. We will verify coverage for speech and language and occupational therapy services for you. If services are not covered under your insurance policy, we can discuss private pay options.

Our clinicians are skilled in working with children of all ages and abilities. We also have experience working with children with various medical diagnoses including, but not limited to, autism spectrum disorder, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, cleft palate, Down syndrome, and cerebral palsy.

Evidence-based practice and continuing education is an important part of our practice. Our clinicians have been trained in a number of programs and have attended many courses to constantly grow their clinical toolbox. These are a just a few of the many trainings that have been attended: AEIOU Systematic Approach to Feeding, Reading with TLC Lively Letters, Intro to Pivotal Response Treatment, MBSImp Standardized Training, Tethered Oral Tissue Training, PROMPT Training, Dynamic Temporal and Tactile Cueing, Identifying Dyslexia Using TILLS Webinar, SOS Approach to Feeding.

Speech
  • Articulation disorders

  • Phonological disorders

  • Motor speech disorders

  • Childhood apraxia of speech

    • trained in PROMPT technique

    • trained in Dynamic Temporal and Tactile Cueing technique

Language
  • Pre-linguistic communication delays

  • Receptive & expressive language disorders

  • Pragmatic & social skills

    • group sessions available for social skills​

Feeding & Swallowing
  • Sensory & behavioral feeding

    • trained in ​Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) Approach

    • trained in AEIOU Systematic Approach

    • utilizing principles of the Food Chaining technique

  • Tongue thrust

    • More to Say, LLC Tongue Thrust Program​

  • Pediatric dysphagia

Fluency
  • Developmental stuttering

  • Neurogenic stuttering

  • Cluttering

Literacy
  • Dyslexia

  • Reading fluency

  • Reading comprehension

  • Mixed language & literacy disorder

    • utilizing SPELL-Links curriculum​

Executive Function Skills
  • Emotional regulation

  • ​Organization and planning
  • Flexible thinking
  • Initiating tasks & staying focused
Fine Motor Skills
  • Fine motor coordination

  • In-hand manipulation

  • Hand strengthening

  • Pre-handwriting skills & handwriting
     

Gross Motor Skills
  • Core strengthening

  • Running, jumping, & climbing

  • Bilateral coordination

  • Praxis & motor planning

Visual Perception Skills
  • Visual discrimination

  • Form constancy

  • Figure ground

  • Visual closure

Sensory Processing & Regulation
  • Sensory seeking behaviors

  • Avoidance behaviors
     

Visual Motor Integration
  • Identifying letters, numbers, and shapes

  • Copying letters, numbers, and shapes

Life Skills
  • Self-care routines

  • Dressing, brushing, eating, etc.

Baby Signs® Program

The following Baby Signs® Programs are offered to encourage whole-child development for families and young children:

  • Baby Signs® Parent Workshop

  • Baby Signs® Sign Say & Play® Classes

  • On the Grow™: Rumble Tumble Tummy Time™

  • On the Grow™: It's Potty Time!

  • On the Grow™: ABC Sign with Me!

  • Early Childhood Educator Training

Enrichment Programs
 More to Say offers a variety of enrichment program to support and enhance learning for children with typical development and children with delays and promote overall well-being of children and families using holistic & naturalistic approaches.
Flourish Homeschool Classes

More to Say offers enrichment classes, specifically for homeschooling families. Classes change throughout the year and details are typically posted on our social media pages. Information can also be requested any time by emailing enrichment@moretosayct.com