I specialize in early intervention, speech sound development and Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS), language and social/ pragmatic skill development, early literacy, and evaluation and treatment of orofacial myofunctional issues that result in incorrect breathing (oral vs. nasal), incorrect resting tongue postures, and swallowing.

Services Offered - Evaluation and Individual Treatment for:

EARLY INTERVENTION – toddlers between 12-36 months who seem behind in developing speech and language skills

SPEECH SOUND DISORDERS (Articulation Disorders and Phonological Disorders) – Difficulty producing speech sounds correctly (speech sound acquisition chart

MOTOR SPEECH DISORDERS (Childhood Apraxia of Speech), which is also referred to as CAS, Verbal Dyspraxia, or Developmental Dsypraxia) - Difficulty with moving the articulators (lips, tongue, jaw) to the right place to say sounds, even though muscles are not weak.

LANGUAGE DISORDERS – Difficulty understanding and/or expressing language

EARLY LITERACY AND SPECIFIC LANGUAGE/LEARNING DISORDERS

OROFACIAL MYOFUNCTIONAL DISORDERS or OMD (also referred to Oral Myofunctional Disorders or “ tongue thrust” ) which can cause problems with eating, drinking, and speaking.

ORAL/SUCKING HABITS SUCH AS DIGIT SUCKING, PACIFIERS, LIP AND FINGERNAIL BITING, USE OF SIPPY CUP

If you have concerns about your child's speech, language or communication skills, I would love to talk with you to answer any questions you might have or address other concerns, so give me a call or  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

"The child must know that he is a miracle, that since the beginning of the world there hasn't been, and until the end of the world there will not be, another child like him." –Pablo Casals

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Nancy Sims M.A. CCC-SLP

357 S. McCaslin Blvd., Suite 200, Louisville, CO 80027

303.544.2180 (w) or 720.308.5426 (c)   Fax: 303.544.2187

nancy@nancysims.net