Online Speech Therapy for Kids

Walkie Talkie Speech Therapy empowers and gives you the confidence to help your child speak through our DIY courses and resources.

Accessing the speech therapy your child needs isn’t easy.

You want what’s best for your child. Speech therapy sessions give your child the skills needed to speak with confidence. 

But finding the right speech therapist is hard. They may be located too far away, too expensive, or have limited availability.

Our DIY speech therapy course puts you in direct control of your child’s speech development, giving you all the tools you need to help them today.

Our speech therapy course is perfect for:

  • Early Language & Late-Talkers
  • Non-verbal Communicators
  • Pragmatics & Social Skill Delays
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Expressive Language Delays
  • Receptive Language Delays
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Why do parents love our online speech therapy course?

  • Make meaningful progress – Our course uses best practices to create bite-sized and engaging lessons that work on the skills your child needs most.

  • Perfect for busy parents – You don’t always have time to drive to appointments. Our course is designed to be completed at home, at your own pace.

  • Affordable and effective – Monthly payment plans are affordable and includes all the resources you need to empower your child.

See what our parents are saying

You gave me so many skills to implement with my son, I honestly feel like I'm constantly telling others about it because less than a year ago my son could only say mommy, point, wave, fist pump, and now he's almost reading and saying and repeating everything!!!!"

Yesenia C.

Mother of a child with Autism

What does your membership include?

$33 payment plan vs. $299 per hour for in-person sessions

Full Access

to our online speech therapy courses

Discounts

on our children's speech therapy books

Connect

with other parents that share your journey

Meet Kayla Chalko

Owner & Speech-Language Pathologist

Kayla’s more than 10 years of professional experience, Early Intervention Speech Therapy specialization, and extensive training on Autism Spectrum Disorders means she’s passionate about educating and empowering children to communicate with confidence.

She created How to Teach a Toddler to Talk to offer parents the perfect blend of speech therapy best practices and engaging content that’s flexible and accessible for busy parents that want what’s best for their child.

Meet Kayla Chalko

Owner & Speech-Language Pathologist

Kayla’s more than 10 years of professional experience, Early Intervention Speech Therapy specialization, and extensive training on Autism Spectrum Disorders means she’s passionate about educating and empowering children to communicate with confidence.

She created How to Teach a Toddler to Talk to offer parents the perfect blend of speech therapy best practices and engaging content that’s flexible and accessible for busy parents that want what’s best for their child.

Speech Therapy Books for Children

Turn bedtime stories with your child into powerful speech therapy sessions with hand illustrated books created by Kayla Chalko. Available in paperback and Kindle formats.

Frequently Asked Questions

We are communication experts who have spent years in school learning how best to help people communicate effectively. We are dedicated to identifying what is hindering a person from talking and using research-based therapy techniques to improve that person’s ability to communicate. We have personally helped hundreds of families over the past few years.

This course is ideal for children between the ages of 12 months and 5 years. This is the crucial language learning period in a young child’s life and we are excited to share our expertise in how to maximize your child’s learning.

Our online speech therapy course is designed to educate parents on how they can boost their child’s speech development at home. Over 850 families have enrolled in our online course over the past 2.5 years. We receive daily messages from parents enrolled in the course who love sharing their success, including their child becoming more engaged, more social, understanding directions, imitating new sounds, and using words.

Speech and language therapy is an important component in a multi-disciplinary team that typically works with a child with autism spectrum disorder. Almost all speech therapists work with children with autism and some specialize in this particular area of practice, including Kayla Chalko, creator of the course. Our team of specialists have personally helped scores of children with an autism diagnosis learn to communicate.

Speech and language therapy is the appropriate treatment for someone with a stutter or what is termed “dysfluency” or a fluency disorder. The goal of this type of treatment is to empower the client with an arsenal of tools to help them speak as fluently as possible. All speech-language pathologists are trained in fluency therapy techniques, but it is considered a speciality and you may want to consider being selective with who you hire to treat a fluency disorder.

Speech-language pathologists are trained in a variety of techniques to treat a large span of articulation disorders including all different types of lisps present in adults and children. Many clients who are dedicated to their treatment, overcome a lisp and learn to speak more articulately.

Speech therapy is the more common layman’s term for speech-language pathology, which is the professional term. Pathology is a more technical term which means “the science of the causes and effects of diseases and disorders.” Speech therapists or interchangeably speech-language pathologists spent years in school studying the cause and effects of various diseases and disorders that cause speech and language issues.

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