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Pediatric Speech-Language Pathology Clinics

Carrol County:
532 Baltimore Blvd., Suite 403
Westminster, MD 21157

The Shafer Center
for Early Intervention of Autism
3738 Butler Road, Reisterstown, MD 21071

Tel: 410-374-0555

Fax: 410-374-8620


"Pathways to Communication Enhancement"

SPEECH PATHways is the only comprehensive pediatric speech-language pathology clinic in Carroll County, Maryland. SPEECH PATHways has been offering comprehensive speech and language services to Carroll County and the surrounding areas since 1999. As a result of the specialty services offered by SPEECH PATHways, clients travel from nearby states such as Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and the Washington D.C. area to our clinic in Carroll County.

Kimberly A. Bell, M.S., CCC-SLP is the owner of SPEECH PATHways. Mrs. Bell has been a speech and language pathologist for over ten years. In addition to each having a Master of Science Degree, Mrs. Bell and her associates are licensed by the State of Maryland and have their Certificates of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association. She and her associates offer a wide variety of specialized pediatric programs in addition to traditional speech and language services. SPEECH PATHways therapists are trained and/or certified in many specialty treatments and techniques. SPEECH PATHways strives to be on the cutting edge of pediatric intervention.

Comprehensive Treatments for:

  • Developmental Delays
  • Speech & Language Delays
  • Articulation Disorders
  • Oral-Motor Disorders
  • Feeding/Swallowing Disorders
  • Drooling
  • Voice Disorders
  • Fluency Disorders (Stuttering)
  • Hearing Impairments
  • Auditory-Verbal Therapy (hearing impairment and cochlear implants)
  • Language-Based Reading & Writing Disorders
  • Attention Deficit Disorders
  • Autism/PDD
  • Social Skills/Pragmatic Deficits

Services & Programs:

  • Screenings, Evaluations, Individual Therapy & Group Therapy
  • Family Training & Home Programs
  • Co-Treatments With Pediatric Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists & Registered Movement Therapists (Yoga)
  • Sensory-Motor Based Speech Therapy for children with motor planning disorders and sensory integration deficits/disorders
  • Certified Reading Specialist Provides Reading Skills/Level Assessments and Tutoring
  • Certified Fast ForWord Provider
  • Certified Interactive Metronome (IM) Provider
  • PROMPT Trained SLP’s
  • Kaufman Method for Childhood Apraxia
  • Talk Tools
  • Beckman Oral Motor Program
  • Hanen Trained SLP’s
  • Brain Gym
  • Alert Program (How Does Your Engine Run?)
  • Affect-Based Language Curriculum (ABLC) Trained SLP’s
  • P.L.A.Y. (Play and Language for Autistic Youngsters)
  • Lindamood-Bell® Programs
  • Phono-Graphix
  • LIP’s Program for Phonemic Awareness
  • Rhythmic Entrainment Intervention (REI) Certified Therapists “Music Medicine”
  • Lidcombe Program of Early Stuttering Intervention
  • Auditory-Verbal Therapy (with Certified A-V Therapist)
  • Parent Support Group “Pathways to Parent Support & Training”

Unique Programs:

  • Auditory-Verbal Therapy
  • Act Up! (Drama/Social Skills Programs)
  • Aqua Talk (Aquatic/Pool Therapy)
  • Wee Talk (Early Language & Play Groups)
  • Yoga for Special Kids
  • Social Skill Builders (Pragmatic Language)
  • Aquatic Speech Therapy (Pool-Based)
  • ART SPEAKS (Art/Social Language Group)
  • SOUND OFF (Speech Boot Camps)
  • Reading Pathways Jumpstart (Ages 4-6)
  • Reading Pathways 1,2,3 (Ages 6+)
  • Writing Pathways
  • Weekend Writing Pathways
  • Wee Sign (Sign Language Classes)
SPEECH PATHways realizes that parent and family support is critical to a child's success, in therapy as well as in life. We offer support at local and regional levels along with traditional speech and language services, and a wide variety of specialized pediatric programs. Our support groups/services are open to the larger community as well as to our clients.

Pathways to Parent
Support & Training (PPST)

The SPEECH PATHways PPST group supports parents, caregivers, and teachers of children with developmental delays. We meet each month to discuss a new topic, share insights, and develop valuable skills.

AG Bell Maryland Chapter

SPEECH PATHways is proud to lead the effort to organize a Maryland chapter of the Alexander Graham Bell Association to support the advocacy of independence through listening and talking. Join us in developing an active Maryland chapter!

SPEECH PATHways Foundation

The SPEECH PATHways Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing financial assistance to the families of children who need speech pathology services but who may not otherwise be able to afford them.

LIndamood-Bell® is a trademark of Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes. Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes in no way guarantees the quality of the materials or services that may be supplied by Speech PATHways. Speech PATHways is not affiliated with, certified, licensed, monitored or sponsored by Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes, Nanci Bell, Phyllis Lindamood or Pat Lindamood.

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