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Aimee Pharr, Speech-Language Pathologist
Little Girl Reading a Book
Wooden Alphabet Letters
Speaking Practice
Playing with Letters
Little Boy Learning to Write
Children learning to read in the classroom
Speech Therapy
Family at a Beach


the ability to understand and be understood is at the heart of every relationship

holding hands speech therapy

serves children ages 18 months to 12 years with needs in speech, language, and literacy using a family-centered, evidence-based approach to evaluation and treatment. Holding Hands Speech specializes in diagnostics, offering comprehensive evaluations for Independent Educational Evaluations (IEEs), and also provides structured literacy instruction and remediation. We value the connection and relationship with our families and believe that children grow best in an environment of trust, transparency, and collaboration. Diagnostic and therapy services are conducted in a comfortable setting at a convenient location just outside of Annapolis, Maryland with a trusted and experienced therapist.
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Children on a Playground
Family-Centered Speech Therapy
Play-based speech therapy
Play-based speech therapy
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Holding Hands Speech offers free initial consultations

by phone, in-person,

or virtually to determine your needs and formulate the best path forward -- together. Schedule a free consultation or literacy screening here. If you need additional times, please contact the office at 410.417.7310.

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Holding Hands Speech provides precise and thorough evaluations in the areas of articulation, stuttering, language,

reading, and writing, using standardized assessments, extension testing, informal procedures, and an in-depth analysis of patterns of performance. We complete Independent Educational Evaluations (IEEs) and also provide

IEP & Assessment Reviews on a consultative basis.

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Holding Hands Speech provides individual and small group sessions based on client and family needs. Special groups for stuttering and structured literacy reading instruction are offered at various times throughout the year. Please contact the office at to ask about current opportunities and future availability.

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