Who Are We
A transdisciplinary team serving children and adults.
We’re just enthusiastic about what we do.
~ Steve Jobs
What Makes Us Different?
The first step to providing quality services to any client is an intuitive and detailed assessment.
Our treatment approach is unique in its philosophy and delivery model, based on years of clinical experience.
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Music Speaks is a group program that was developed by Joyce Hignett (me!) and Heidi Flynn, our music therapist extraordinaire. It is a creative, integrative therapy program that blends components of speech-language pathology and music therapy. I
It is a big decision to have your child assessed, whether it is for speech and language skills, motor skills, or other areas. With the emphasis being placed on early identification and intervention, paired with long wait lists for publically-funded services…
At our clinic we support many individuals who have Autism Spectrum Disorder. A very common question from parents is “Does my child have autism?”
“Joyce Hignett and her staff are knowledgeable and thorough. They know when to push and when to let up. My child gets the full undivided attention of his therapist when he is at Speak Freely and I find he learns more in his one hour session than I ever expected. My child has been with Speak Freely Therapy Services since opening.”
“There are no ulterior motives at Speak Freely Therapy Services. These are dedicated professionals who give 100% of themselves with the best interest of your child in mind. Highly expert, friendly, compassionate, with a high degree of integrity: I trust them. Our son has been a regular there for over a year and the gains are amazing. He has grown so much with their help. We’ve used both the OT and speech services and highly, highly recommend.”
– JJ, parent and teacher
“As an educational consultant who has worked with Joyce Hignett over a period of years, I have become aware of her dedication and determination to provide the most comprehensive and effective strategies possible in order to improve the speech/communication issues of her clients. I have been particularly impressed with her very direct, practical approach and that she understands the importance of providing a functional, meaningful context for communication as an integral part of her service.”
– LN, teacher and independent consultant