About County Speech Services

The Stepping Stones Group and County Speech are now one family!

The Stepping Stones Group and County Speech have joined together for a common mission: Transforming Lives Together. This combination creates a premier, national provider of therapeutic, behavioral, autism, nursing, and educational services. Wherever children, parents, and educators are seeking support for unique challenges, we provide solutions. Together, we can stand even stronger behind our mission to bring children with autism, special needs, or developmental delays first-class pediatric services.

Your Child is the Center of our World.

San Diego County Speech Pathology Services, Inc. (“County Speech”) meets the personal communication needs of children and adults in the city and the suburbs of greater San Diego. From our offices in Mission Valley and Encinitas to your homes and schools, our experienced, diversified, licensed/certified staff provide evaluations and therapy for speech-language delays/disorders, stuttering problems, vocal pathology, cognitive/memory defects and swallowing disorders.

County Speech serves infants through seniors. We accept most PPO insurance plans and Medicare. Adults interested in improving their accents receive personal, individualized consultations on speaking English as a second language. Affordable Wellness Programs for normally developing babies, toddlers, pre-schoolers and school-aged children are available to enhance communication, language and reading/spelling.

We’re here to help if you or your child has:

  • Articulation and Phonological Disorders
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS)
  • Cleft Lip/Palate and Other Craniofacial Anomalies
  • Communication Difficulties Related to Stroke (Aphasia/Dysarthria)
  • Developmental Coordination Disorder
  • Developmental Delays
  • Disorders Related to Feeding and Swallowing, including Picky Eaters
  • Dyslexia and Auditory Processing Disorder
  • Fluency (Stuttering) Concerns
  • Genetic Syndromes, Chromosomal or Metabolic Disorders
  • Hearing Loss

  • Neuromuscular Disorders 
  • Oral Myofunctional Difficulties
  • Pragmatic Language Disabilities
  • Receptive/Expressive Language Disorder
  • Selective Mutism
  • Sensory Processing Dysfunction
  • Tongue Thrust
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)