How do I find qualified speech therapy providers?

When searching for a speech therapist, there are several factors to consider in order to find the best fit for you or your loved one.

It is important to ensure that the speech therapist you choose is properly qualified and licensed to practice in your area. Look for therapists who hold a Master's or Doctoral degree in Speech-Language Pathology and are licensed by the state in which they practice.

On Speech Therapy List you'll find each speech therapist's certifications and education listed on their profile page!

How do I find speech therapists with a specific specialty?

Consider the specific needs of the individual seeking therapy and look for a therapist who specializes in those areas. For example, if the individual has a child with a developmental delay, look for a therapist who has experience working with children.

With Speech Therapy List you can search for thousands of Speech Therapists who specialize in over 40+ different areas of expertise and age groups.

How do I find speech therapists near me?

Consider the location and availability of the therapist. It may be more convenient to find a therapist who is located near your home or work, or who has evening or weekend hours to accommodate your schedule. If meeting with a Speech Therapist in-person isn't possible with your schedule, you can look for practitioners who over speech therapy telehealth services.

Use the regional search tool on Speech Therapy List where you can filter to find Speech Therapists in your state by specialty, age, and telehealth services.

How much should I pay for speech therapy? 

Check with your insurance provider to see what speech therapy services are covered and at what cost. If you do not have insurance or if the therapist you are interested in is not covered by your insurance, consider the out-of-pocket cost of the therapy sessions.

How do I find a speech therapist that's right for me?

It is important to find a therapist who you or your loved one feels comfortable working with. Look for a therapist who is patient, understanding, and has a good rapport with their clients.

Should I ask a speech therapist for their references?

Yes! Consider asking for references or speaking with other clients who have worked with the therapist. This can provide insight into the therapist's methods and effectiveness.

By considering these factors, you can find a qualified and experienced speech therapist who is the best fit for you or your loved one's needs.

Ready to Start Your Search for a Speech Therapy Professional?

Now that you know what to look for and which questions to ask, you can browse the Speech Therapy List's database of certified Speech Therapy professionals for free. Speech Therapy list is a free platform aimed at making it easier for people who need critical speech services to find certified professionals. You don't need an account, and there's no fees.