Speech Start, Helping Your Child Develop Their Superpower

Helping your child develop their superpower!

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.

Group Therapy

Age and skill leveled groups focusing on improving social interaction through fun and motivating lessons and activities.

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Behavioral Feeding Therapy

Our therapists and clinicians also provide services related to behavioral feeding and dysphagia, utilizing sensory integration techniques during individualized therapy.

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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.

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Occupational Therapy

OT works for children of all ages, using play and your child’s interests to achieve optimal function and reach their potential.

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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.

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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.”
– Patrick’s Mom

AAC Groups

Engaging activities and positive social interaction for children and teen using any and all communications devices.

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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.

What Families Say about Speech Start

About Us

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.

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Students of the Month

September Student of the Month – Fair Haven

Congratulations to Archie for earning student of the month! Archie has been working so hard in both his speech and occupational therapy sessions and it... Read More

September Student of the Month – Hazlet

Congratulations to our Hazlet student of the month, Cassie! Cassie always comes to speech with a smile and is excited to play and learn. She... Read More

Check out all of our Student of the Month Posts! 

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.