History

The Swain Center for Listening, Communicating and Learning was founded in 1985 in Santa Rosa, California. The professional staff of The Swain Center is comprised of speech-language pathologists holding Masters degrees, licensed by the Board of Medical Quality Assurance, and certified by the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA). Educational tutors with specialized training in remedial educational problems are members of our professional team as well.

The Swain Center for Listening, Communicating, and Learning Inc. is a professional corporation dedicated to providing speech-language evaluation and therapy services. We offer a warm and caring environment that is designed to provide a positive and compassionate clinical experience. We offer the newest and best available testing and therapy materials in order to provide services with a high degree of excellence. Our “kid friendly” environment includes books, toys, videos, games and computers.

The Swain Center is now capable of providing services via telepractice! Telepractice services allow us to provide our clients with speech and language services in the comfort of their own homes.

We specialize in providing evaluations and therapy services for children and adults with communication, learning or processing disorders.

Our areas of specialization include:

  • Autism and autism spectrum disorders
  • PDD-NOS
  • Early intervention for delayed speech and language development
  • Oral motor disorders
  • Developmental apraxia of speech
  • Articulation and phonology
  • Social pragmatic skills
  • Auditory processing disorder

Referrals for evaluations and treatment are received from parents, physicians, school districts, North Bay Regional Center, psychologists and other professionals involved in the care of our clients.

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