New to Speech Start?
Need Intake forms and important info? Start here! You will find basic intake documents as well as other information about Speech Start’s programming.
Want more resources?
Check out our online Parent Resource page here. You can find information to support your child’s journey from a range of professional organizations.
Ready to visit?
Questions about Telehealth or Visiting Speech Start in person? Learn more. Read about our precautions or find out what insurance programs we work with.
Speech & Language Therapy
Speech Start’s staff of highly qualified speech-language pathologists develop and personalize programs that meet the functional and developmental needs of children and adolescents who are special learners.
Behavioral Feeding Therapy
Our therapists and clinicians also provide services related to behavioral feeding and dysphagia, utilizing sensory integration techniques during individualized therapy.
Speech Start offers technology-based social skills groups for tech-savvy children and adolescents with social skills challenges. The group focuses on improving social interactions with others through the use of engaging activities and the socially interactive learning avatar software, SiLAS.
What others are saying
“Kara is one of the kindest human-being I have ever met, my son and I absolutely love her! She is very knowledgeable in her field of work as well as empathetic. She is such a great help to my son.”
Did you know?
Not only are our therapists highly qualified and certificated to meet the needs of your children, we are all CPR certified as well!
What Families Say about Speech Start
Speech Start is a family-owned and operated private practice that offers cutting edge speech, language, academic and feeding services to pediatric populations. We believe in individualized approaches, continuity of care between home and school, and do all of this in a compassionate and nurturing environment.
We accept a number of United Healthcare and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance plans. Please call the office at (732) 888-3912 to find out if we specifically accept yours.
Students of the Month
Congratulations to Flynn on being Rumson’s student of the month for September! Ms. Alex and the Speech Start team have had the privilege of watching... Read More
Hudson has made tremendous progress here at Speech Start! We are so happy and lucky to have been a part of his journey! Congratulations Hudson... Read More
I could not have asked for a more supportive, dedicated and caring group of people. His therapist has done wonders with him and continues to encourage him and build his confidence.
– Kristin L.