Speech and Language Therapy Services for Children and Teenagers

Many children can need some help with their speech and language skills along the way.  We ensure Speech and Language Therapy sessions are a fun, rewarding and positive experience where your child is motivated to learn new skills.


Leaping Language NZ is able to help children with a range of speech, language, communication, social and literacy skills as noted below.

Please select your child's age group below for more information. 

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Talking

  • Saying speech sounds and having clearer speech

  • Having a clear, easy to understand voice

  • Talking without any stuttering/bumpy talking

  • Using new words/vocabulary

  • Making sentences

  • Telling stories

  • Telling about past events/what they have been doing

  • Explaining ideas

  • Asking and answering questions

  • Making comments

Listening and Understanding

  • Listening skills

  • Following instructions

  • Understanding questions

  • Understanding concepts and ideas for learning

  • Understanding new words

  • Memory skills (remembering what is said, remembering information)

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Communication and Social Skills

  • Taking turns and playing games with others

  • Body language, facial expression and understanding emotions

  • Having conversations with other people

  • Making new friends

  • Solving problems and reasoning

Literacy - Reading and Writing

  • Knowing about sounds and how they make up words

  • Understanding what you are reading

  • Writing sentences

  • Writing stories

  • Writing down your ideas

  • Writing essays and exam answers

  • Study skills

 

Services Available

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Children 0 - 4 years

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Children 5 - 12 years

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Teenagers 13 - 18 years