About Horizon

Delivering Speech Language Therapy Since 1995

our principles

At Horizon® we provide individualized pediatric and adolescent speech, language, oral placement (oral motor), and feeding therapy services.   This private practice, located in Hackensack, New Jersey, provides it’s unique services in the office, but will occasionally also travel to a home, daycare, or a school.

Parental Involvement is the Key

Parental involvement is key for success.  Parents, caregivers and teachers are encouraged to attend sessions and ask questions.  You are involved every step of the way, and are given activities to practice with your child to help review the new skills your child has learned. Furthermore, it helps your child learn how to generalize the new skills into everyday situations.  After all, encouragement and reinforcement are the keys to success.

Comprehensive Evaluations

There are many types evaluations we perform covering all aspects of speech, language, oral placement (oral motor) and feeding development.  The type chosen, is based on the individual needs of your child.  Most evaluations involve the use of standardized testing, which provide information about how your child is performing compared to same-age peers.  In addition to standardized testing, informal testing is also performed.  This usually includes information provided by the parents, as well as interactions with the child in conversation and/or play activities.  A written report is always provided at no additional cost. Additionally, evaluations for Apraxia, Oral Placement (Oral motor) Disorders, Sensory-Motor Disorders, and Feeding / Swallowing Disorders, usually include an in-depth examination of the facial and oral structures, and their functioning.  Also examined is the sensory system within the mouth, as well as the motor planning necessary for speech and feeding.

Individual Therapy Sessions

Therapy sessions are geared specifically to your child’s needs, and strive to guide your child to achieve success.  There are 45 minute sessions, and 60 minute sessions.  The results of the comprehensive evaluations are used to determine the goals that will be focused on during the therapy sessions.  All therapy sessions include recommendations for activities and exercises to practice learned skills.
Horizon was founded on the belief that people deserve the best speech services available.

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About the Director

Susan Rothschild, M.S., CCC-SLP, founded Horizon® based on the premise that children can yield incredible results when given the right instruction, support and reinforcement. She is a Speech-Language Pathologist (Speech Therapist) certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, and licensed by the State of New Jersey, and New York. Leveraging over 30 years of clinical experience, Susan Rothschild, M.S., CCC-SLP helps clients achieve the highest level of success.

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