• Speech for Young Talkers

    Specializing in Childhood Apraxia of Speech

  • We provide evaluation and treatment for children with various speech and language disorders.

    We offer office-based and in-home speech therapy services throughout the San Fernando and Conejo Valleys

    Our Practice

    We are passionate about helping children learn to communicate in their own unique way. We provide evaluation, differential diagnosis, and evidence-based treatment for children with all speech and language disorders including suspected and confirmed Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS), Autism Spectrum Disorder and genetic disorders.

    Our Services

    We specialize in providing speech therapy services to toddlers through early elementary age. We formulate a unique treatment plan for each child that uses multi-modalities and expertly-selected treatment methods (including, Motor Learning Theory) for each child.


    We use a family-oriented and collaborative approach for each child. We offer parent training in how to facilitate home practice, and advocacy for the rights and services for your child.

  • About the Practice

    We combine experience with passion, creativity, and dedication.

    Linda LaRue M.A., CCC-SLP

    Owner/Speech Language Pathologist

    Linda has 30 years experience evaluating and treating children with various speech, language, pragmatic, social communication and cognitive disorders, specializing in Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS).


    Linda works with children of all ages, including providing early intervention services. She is also a Professor and Clinical Supervisor at California State University Northridge (CSUN) Communication Disorders Department teaching classes and supervising the CSUN Early Intervention Program.


    Linda is clinically certified through the American Speech Language Hearing Association and licensed by the State of California.


    She maintains extensive professional training through attending conferences with leading experts to learn the most current research and therapy practices.


  • The Blog

    Thoughts, musings, and ruminations.

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  • Our Policies


    • We charge an hourly rate payable on the day of the appointment.


    • Contact us to schedule an appointment.

    Cancellation Policy

    • You must notify us at least 24 hours in advance if you wish to cancel your appointment. 


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